Peter Viggers

Former MP, Gosport

Gosport Conservative

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How Peter Viggers voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Peter Viggers occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Defence: Royal Hospital Haslar 22 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether contractual provisions were included in the documentation for the sale by Defence Estates of the Royal Hospital Haslar to ensure that the vision for the future of the site referred to in the letter from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence to the hon. Member for Gosport of 16 July 2009 would be fulfilled.
  • Petitions: Badman Report (Gosport) 16 Mar 2010

    I am grateful to have the opportunity to present a public petition signed by a considerable number of constituents in the Gosport constituency who are supportive of home education and concerned about the recommendations in the Badman report. The petition was collected by my constituent Tracy Weaver and her husband Dr. John Weaver, who, together with their children Abigail, Rebecca, Charlotte...
  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Electricity: Prices 1 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what obligation electricity suppliers have to customers in respect of price when supplying electricity under Tariff B.

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Profile

Former Conservative MP for Gosport

Entered House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Means-tested Benefits
  • Royal Hospital
  • Haslar
  • Defence Medical Services
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Immigration Accommodation Centres

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 3 Dec 2008)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Nov 2005 to 4 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — 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 54.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 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.
  • 34 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 659 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Residual Lloyd's underwriting involvement through Equitas.
Chairman of the Trustees of Lloyd's Pension Scheme. Address: Lloyd's, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA. Work involves preparing for and attending meetings.
Received payment of £4,750. Hours: 27hrs. (Registered 29 September 2009)
Received December 2009 quarterly payment of £4,750. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2010)
26 March 2010, received quarterly payment of £4,750 for work involving preparing for and attending meetings. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Fees from BPRI, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2PX, for completing opinion surveys:
£75 fee. Hours: 30 minutes. (Registered 6 July 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 30mins. (Registered 15 September 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 November 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Fees from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
£50 fee. Hours: 30 minutes. (Registered 6 July 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 30mins. (Registered 15 September 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 December 2009)
£75 fee. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 January 2010)
£75 fee. Hours: 45 mins (Registered 22 March 2010)
£100 fee. Hours: 60 mins (Registered 22 March 2010)
Fees from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing questionnaires:
£60 fee. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 25 November 2009)
£150 fee. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 23 February 2010)
Occasional fees for speaking to MBA students through International Business Seminars. Address: PO Box 2648, Scottsdale, AZ 85252-2648, USA.
Payment of £1,000 for a speech on 28 October 2009. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 3 November 2009)

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