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 a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Peter Lilley occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration (Scotland) 18 Dec 2014

    When my right hon. Friend hands out licences, particularly in Scotland if it remains his power, will he make it clear that those who claim that hydraulic fracturing is a novel and dangerous process are talking nonsense? Far from being novel, 2.5 million wells have been fractured. Far from being dangerous, nobody has been poisoned by contaminated water, and no building has been damaged by the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Dec 2014

    In the light of my right hon. Friend’s enthusiasm for devolving powers from the UK Government to the component parts of the UK, does he have similar plans for devolving competences from Europe to the UK?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Infrastructure Bill [Lords] 8 Dec 2014

    I get two kinds of letters about infrastructure. The first kind says: “The infrastructure in this country is inadequate. It is the cause of congestion, housing shortage and economic inefficiency. We must invest heavily and speedily in more infrastructure.” The second kind objects to any specific item of infrastructure being built or proposed. Those letters say: “A new road?...

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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
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Aid Statistics
  • Carbon Emissions
  • Work Permits
  • Wind Power

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee

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 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 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 73.57% 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") 1391 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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 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)
25 April 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
25 May 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
25 June 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 2 July 2014)
25 July 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 24 July 2014)
25 August 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2014)
25 September 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 2 October 2014)
25 October 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 November 2014)
25 November 2014, monthly payment of £2,083. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Tethys Petroleum Limited (non-executive) until November 2014. 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 operating exclusively in Central Asia. (Updated 6 January 2014, updated 15 July 2014 and 21 November 2014)
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)
1 July 2014, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 14 July 2014)
1 October 2014, quarterly payment of £11,750 for attending meetings and advising on business development. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 2 October 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)
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 3 December 2014)
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 until November 2014. (Registered 11 October 2012; updated 21 November 2014)
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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