Peter Lilley

MP, Hitchin and Harpenden

Hitchin and Harpenden Conservative

Peter Lilley’s voting in Parliament

Peter Lilley is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Peter Lilley generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: NHS Bursaries 4 May 2016

    It is a pleasure to follow on from the hon. Member for Ilford North (Wes Streeting), who made a thoughtful speech and highlighted an important point about the different study load of those training to be nurses, compared with some of us when we were at university. I do not think that that invalidates the Government’s proposals, but it is an important point to take into account. Like...
  • Opposition Day: NHS Bursaries 4 May 2016

    It is certainly bizarre that we pay African countries to train nurses and promptly recruit them to come here, so we are getting them cheaply trained abroad. I do not mind particularly the manner in which their training is financed. The problem faced by my local NHS was that it could not get enough nurses from the University of Hertfordshire. I spoke to the University of Hertfordshire, which...
  • Procedure (Information Powers in Connection with Tax Advantages Constituting State Aid): finance (Money) 22 Mar 2016

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You, above all, will be aware that the power of this House historically derives from its right to levy taxation, a right in respect of value added tax that it handed over to others 40 years ago. Can you confirm that although the Government have not contested two amendments altering rates of VAT, those changes will be nugatory, despite having the unanimous...

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Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented St Albans

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Aid Statistics
  • Carbon Emissions
  • Work Permits
  • Wind Power

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Deputy Leader, Conservative Party (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Secretary of State for Social Security (10 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Secretary of State for Trade (14 Jul 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (27 Jul 1989 to 15 Oct 1990)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 1989 to 13 Jul 1990)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (13 Jun 1987 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (9 Dec 1983 to 27 Jan 1984)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Peter Lilley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 1414 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Member of the Advisory Board of YiMei Capital, which is engaged in asset management in China for local and international investors. Address: 719, West Office, Shanghai Centre, 1376 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, P.R.C. Commitment to attend 2 or 3 meetings each year, at least one in China, and to respond to requests for advice. Until further notice I receive remuneration of £30,000 pa, paid twice a year, for an expected commitment of 30 hrs each half year. (Registered 12 December 2013; updated 8 December 2015)
14 April 2014, received £15,000. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2015)
11 July 2014, received £15,000. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2015)
26 May 2015, received £15,000. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2015)
24 November 2014, received £15,000. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2015)
Non-executive Director of IDOX plc (formerly i-documentsystems group plc); information advisory services, document management software and systems. Address: Idox plc, 2nd Floor, Building 1310, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 4SA. Paid £2,083 per month, until further notice. Hours: 8 hrs per month (Updated 22 July 2015):
25 April 2015 monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 12 May 2015)
25 May 2015 monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2015)
25 June 2015 monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2015)
From November 2014, member of the Advisory Council of the Eurasian Council on Foreign Affairs, which is a forum for discussion of Central Asia’s relationship with the European Union. Remuneration: £15,000 pa. (Registered 03 December 2014)
30 August 2015, annual payment of £15,000. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 21 September 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am an unpaid director of Facor Energy Limited (Guernsey), a shell company which is not yet trading, established by Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited. Address: Suite 401, Plot 5, Jasola, New Delhi, 110025, India. (Registered 09 September 2013)
Non-pecuniary interest as a member of the Board of Trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation to which I was appointed on 9 July 2015. (Registered 21 July 2015)

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