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 moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Peter Lilley occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — UK Drugs Policy 30 Oct 2014

    It is a great privilege to take part in the debate. I congratulate the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline Lucas). I am not sure whether it will cause her or me more embarrassment among our supporters that we find ourselves sharing company and the same side of the argument. Some years ago, when the debate about drugs erupted, as it does from time to time, the media went round more...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — UK Drugs Policy 30 Oct 2014

    I will, for the sake of argument, agree with my hon. Friend, but I think that is a rather different argument from the one I am addressing. The most important single reason for legalising the sale of cannabis is to break the link between the sale of hard drugs and the sale of soft drugs. There are only two coherent and rational policies as far as soft drugs are concerned. The Swedish approach...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Landfill: EU Law 22 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the removal of the derogations in the EU Landfill Directive will deliver the Best Overall Environmental Outcome; and how her Department made that assessment.

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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 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 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 74.19% 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") 1381 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 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 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)
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)
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 operating exclusively in Central Asia. (Updated 6 January 2014, updated 15 July 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)
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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