Peter Lilley

MP, Hitchin and Harpenden

Hitchin and Harpenden Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Peter Lilley occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    I will not discuss the rights and wrongs of the Palestinian and Israeli causes, about which hon. Members have spoken with such passion and eloquence, because I want to focus on the narrow issue of recognition: when it is appropriate and what its consequences are. Some countries grant recognition as a mark of approval of a regime and withhold it as a mark of disapproval. Others grant...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    I am sure that it is extremely significant, as is any contribution that I make. [Laughter.] The second objection is the one that has been raised by my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Kensington (Sir Malcolm Rifkind)—namely, that the Palestinian state is not in de facto control of its territory because of Israeli occupation. However, Britain has never accepted that military...

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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 11 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 74.32% 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") 1380 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 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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