Andrew Selous

MP, South West Bedfordshire

South West Bedfordshire Conservative

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Andrew Selous’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Selous is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Andrew Selous sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Selous generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Selous’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Selous’s full vote analysis page for more.

Andrew Selous has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation 17 Jun 2016

    It is the Government’s position that, wherever possible, prisoners should serve their sentences in their home countries, reducing the burden on the UK taxpayer. A number of factors are taken into account when deciding whether to remove foreign national offenders to serve the remainder of their sentence abroad, including the wishes of victims or their representatives. It is our normal...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders 14 Jun 2016

    Reducing reoffending is a priority for the Ministry of Justice, to cut crime and improve public safety. The Ministry of Justice does not analyse the overall cost to the public purse of reoffending. However, the National Audit Office (NAO) has produced analysis in the past. Reoffending has been too high for too long which is why we are investing 1.3bn over the next five years to...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Sentences 14 Jun 2016

    The sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) was introduced by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 for offences committed after April 2005. They were abolished in 2012 by the Coalition Government. The Parole Board is independent, and so it would not be appropriate for the Secretary of State to guide the Parole Board on how to prioritise their cases. However, the MoJ and the Parole Board...

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Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Departments: Manpower
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Departmental Flexible Working
  • Departmental Working Hours
  • Children: Maintenance

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 4 Nov 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 17 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (15 Jun 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • PPS To Shadow Foreign Secretary, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 Oct 2004)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Selous’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 42 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Selous’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 598 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in flat in Camberley: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
On 6 May 2016, during a visit to one of their stores, I was presented with a drill (value £149.99) by Screwfix, a local company in my constituency. (Registered 25 May 2016)

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