Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament
How Peter Bottomley voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
May I pay public tribute to the hon. Member for Eltham (Clive Efford) and John Walker for going to see the then Home Secretary, the right hon. Member for Blackburn (Mr Straw), which led to the inquiry being set up, and to those who organised the meeting between the family and Nelson Mandela, which gave a profile and quiet dignity to reflect properly the way the family had reacted? I pay...
It is 10 years after the trust lost its three-star rating and went down to zero. It is nine years after most people monitoring hospital performance knew what the problems were. Whistleblowing began in 2007—the Royal College of Nursing knew that, but others did not. I should like to focus on recommendation 11 of the report that came out three and a half years ago. It deals with the...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. On the Serious Fraud Office supplementary estimate, which comes later, with the Justice Committee report, the agreed redactions and the Tchenguiz interests featuring in the Office of Fair Trading report on abuses of leaseholders, overvaluations of freeholds and the sale of managers’ flats, could the Question on motion No. 21 be put separately for...
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Conservative MP for Worthing West
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- House of Commons
- Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
- Krishna Maharaj
- Pedestrian Protection
- NHS: Ict
- National Black Police Association/Superintendent Dizaei
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1441 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)