Peter Aldous

MP, Waveney

Waveney Conservative

Peter Aldous’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Peter Aldous sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Peter Aldous consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Peter Aldous 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 Peter Aldous’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Peter Aldous’s full vote analysis page for more.

Peter Aldous has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions 9 May 2016

    A constituent of mine has multiple sclerosis and, for the past nine years, acting on the advice of her council, she has used her disability living allowance to pay the mortgage on the family’s adapted bungalow. She has now been informed that, with PIP, she will no longer be able to do that, and she and her family risk losing their home. The change could have a devastating impact on many...
  • Housing and Planning Bill: Neighbourhood right of appeal 3 May 2016

    I shall speak briefly to Lords amendments 108 on carbon compliance for new homes and 110 on sustainable drainage systems. Both have considerable merit, and I would be inclined to support them both if the Government were not already committed to reviews on both matters. It is best to bring in such measures after full consideration of all the evidence, having weighed up and carefully assessed...
  • Devolution (East Anglia) 27 Apr 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Crausby. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Peterborough (Mr Jackson) on securing the debate. I am a supporter of devolution, but on the feedback I receive from Suffolk, and from my constituency in particular, a lot of work needs to be done to ensure that the devolution deal has local support and will work. There is concern...

More of Peter Aldous’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Conservative MP for Waveney

Entered the 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 (since 20 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Aldous’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Peter Aldous’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 149 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Mrs May Reader
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Date received: 7 April 2015

Date accepted: 7 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs May Reader
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: use of office accommodation valued at £2,400 per annum (registered together with donation of 7 April 2015)

Date received: 7 April 2015

Date accepted: 7 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: David Bliss
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 1 April 2015

Date accepted: 1 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 1 April 2015

Date accepted: 1 April 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Partner in a family farm in Halesworth, Suffolk: (i) and (ii).
Beneficial interest in a farm near Ipswich, Suffolk: (i) and (ii).

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.