Peter Tapsell

MP, Louth and Horncastle

Louth and Horncastle Conservative

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How Peter Tapsell voted since 2001
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  • 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 moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Peter Tapsell quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    Does the Prime Minister recognise that one of the reasons why there are misguided British jihadists fighting in Arabia is the folly of those in the Gulf and in the west who first encouraged and then supported a Sunni rebellion against the Syrian Alawites? We must avoid, under the banner of democracy, intervening in a religious civil war that has already lasted for 1,300 years.
  • Bill Presented — Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Retirement of the Clerk of the House 16 Jul 2014

    There can be few public offices with an unbroken history of over half a millennium, but the office of Clerk of the House of Commons is one of them. If Sir Robert Rogers had taken the Clerk’s traditional place at the Table at any time over the past 626 years, he would always have looked perfect for the role. I am also confident that had Sir Robert been there when King Charles I burst...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: European Council 30 Jun 2014

    May I express to our Prime Minister my admiration for his determined opposition to the election to the presidency of the European Union of a man who is wedded to the idea of closer political and economic union, and to the freedom of movement of peoples, which would siphon huge numbers of further immigrants into this country? May I also deplore the provocative decision of the European Union to...

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Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

Entered House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Also represented Linsey East; Horncastle; Nottingham West

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Prime Minister
  • Crimes of Violence: Lincolnshire
  • Engagements
  • Army: Afghanistan
  • Pension Schemes

Currently held offices

  • Father of the House of Commons

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (11 Jun 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 52.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 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") 445 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
International adviser to the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan); a Japanese Trust Bank in both Japan and overseas.  £30,000 per annum (paid semi-annually); hours worked: approximately 10 hours a month.
Bi-annual fee payment of £15,000. Hours: 60 hrs over a six-month period. (Registered 8 October 2013)
Bi-annual fee payment of £15,000. Hours: 60 hrs over a six-month period. (Registered 3 April 2014)

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