Peter Lilley

MP, Hitchin and Harpenden

Hitchin and Harpenden Conservative

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How Peter Lilley voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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Peter Lilley occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: European Council 30 Jun 2014

    Given that my right hon. Friend’s position had the support of the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats as well as of the Conservatives, was he not right to ignore the advice of those who urged him to turn tail as soon as some of our allies turned coat? He was right to stand his ground, and by so doing he has made it more likely that we will win real reform in future. I congratulate...
  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    I want to discuss a subject that strangely we often shrink from discussing in any depth: the housing shortage in this country, its consequences, its causes and its cures. Reflecting over the years on both the social and the economic problems of this country, it strikes me that almost all the social problems and many of the economic ones are either caused by or aggravated by a shortage of...
  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is simply factually wrong. It contributes to the housing problem, but to a small degree. I advise him to read an article in City A.M. last week which got the figures for the number of such new unoccupied houses in London, and it is very small. It contributes to the problem, and if it is bigger than I think, I entirely agree with him that we ought to tackle it , but to...

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Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented St Albans

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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
  • Departmental Minutes

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below 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 74.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 1378 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

1. Remunerated directorships
IDOX plc (formerly i-documentsystems group plc) (non-executive); information advisory services, document management software and systems. Address: Chancery Exchange, 10 Furnival St, London EC4A 1AB:
25 May 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2013)
25 June 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 5 July 2013)
25 July 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 August 2013)
25 August 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 August 2013)
25 September 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2013)
25 October 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2013)
25 November 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2013)
27 December 2013, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
25 January 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
25 February 2014 monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)
25 March 2014 monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)
Tethys Petroleum Limited (non-executive). Address: University House, 11-13 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX; registered at 89 Nexus Way, Camana Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Gas and oil exploration and producing company. (Updated 6 January 2014)
1 August 2013, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 29 August 2013)
1 October 2013, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2013)
2 January 2014, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
1 April 2014, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 3 April 2014)
Member of the 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.
Remuneration: £30,000 pa. (Registered 12 December 2013)
9. Shareholdings
(b) Tethys Petroleum Ltd (share options)
11. Miscellaneous
I am British Co-Chairman of the Uzbek British Trade and Industry Council (UBTIC) from 17 July 2012. (Registered 11 October 2012)
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 9 September 2013)

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