Peter Aldous

MP, Waveney

Waveney Conservative

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How Peter Aldous voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Peter Aldous occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • North Sea Oil and Gas (Employment) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 20 Jan 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Streeter. I am grateful to the hon. Member for Aberdeen North (Mr Doran) for securing the debate. As has already been remarked, his timing is appropriate. Although the fall in crude oil prices is good for the UK generally, it has serious implications for this important industry, which provides highly skilled jobs and forms an important...
  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Backbench business — Offshore Wind Developments 6 Jan 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting this debate, and I give special thanks to the hon. Member for Angus (Mr Weir) for playing a key role in securing it. The offshore wind industry is an interest to me mainly due to the key role it can play in bringing jobs and prosperity to costal communities such as Lowestoft and...
  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Backbench business — Offshore Wind Developments 6 Jan 2015

    I fully agree, but we East Anglians tend to hide our light under a bushel. The full potential of the southern North sea has not been fully realised, so we need to raise our heads above the parapet. I do not want to be divisive as I compare different areas and energy technologies. I believe in a mixed economy. There is the potential to do even more in round 3. Offshore wind can play a vital...

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Conservative MP for Waveney

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Education
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Fisheries
  • Christmas
  • Fires
  • Energy: Prices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

8. Land and Property
Partner in a family farm in Halesworth, Suffolk.
Beneficial interest in a farm near Ipswich, Suffolk.

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