Peter Tapsell

Louth and Horncastle Conservative

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How Peter Tapsell voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Peter Tapsell quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine 8 Apr 2014

    Although all historical analogies tend to be misleading, can it be borne in mind that if we are looking back to the 1930s, as we are fully entitled to do, the occupation of the Crimea and Sevastopol bears more resemblance to the Anschluss than to the invasion of Sudetenland? If the Russians were actually to invade Ukraine, that of course would be an act of naked aggression.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Tributes to Tony Benn 20 Mar 2014

    I am the only Member still in the House who voted in favour of the 1963 Peerage Bill, which enabled Tony Benn to renounce his distinguished father’s Stansgate viscountcy and return to us here. At the time, it was a controversial vote. Earlier, he had been elected as a Member of Parliament at the age of 25, when I, just back from the Army, was in my first year at Oxford. Very shortly...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: European Council 10 Mar 2014

    Why is it acceptable for the Scottish nationalists to be granted a referendum in Scotland on constitutional arrangements dating back to 1707, but unacceptable for Russian nationalists in the Crimea to have a referendum about constitutional arrangements that date back only to 1954? Does my right hon. Friend agree that, if the Crimean referendum could be postponed until such time as...

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Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle


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Topics of interest

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

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 23 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 52.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Peter Tapsell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 444 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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 April 2013)
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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