Peter Bottomley

Father of the House of Commons

Conservative MP for Worthing West

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Your MP (Peter Bottomley) represents you, and all of the people who live in Worthing West, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Conservative MP for Worthing West

Entered the House of Commons on 26 June 1975 — unknown

Also represented Eltham; Greenwich Woolwich West

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Topics of interest

Peter Bottomley campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service
  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
  • Krishna Maharaj
  • Gurpal Virdi
  • World War II: Genocide

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 4 Mar 2020)
  • Father of the House of Commons (since 17 Dec 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill Committee (23 Nov 2022 to 30 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 22 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) ( 6 Jul 2005 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Jan 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (25 Jun 1997 to 4 Mar 2002)
  • Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) ( 4 Jul 1989 to 28 Jul 1990)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (23 Jan 1986 to 24 Jul 1989)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (11 Sep 1984 to 23 Jan 1986)
  • Member, Overseas Development Committee ( 1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Violence in the Family Committee ( 8 Mar 1976 to 25 May 1977)

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (cottage)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Waverley
(Registered 4 June 2015)
Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Worthing
(Registered 4 June 2015)
Type of land/property: Residential property (house)
Number of properties: 1
Location: London
(Registered 4 June 2015)
Type of land/property: Residential property
Number of properties: 1
Location: London
Interest held: from 29 July 2022
Rental income: from 1 October 2022
(Registered 12 September 2022; updated 6 October 2022)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Name of company or organisation: Grosvenor House (Worthing) Ltd
Nature of business: Management of residential property. The company holds the freehold of six flats.
(Registered 3 December 2018)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Name of company or organisation: Streetbook Ltd
Nature of business: An internet community communications company.
(Updated 4 June 2015)
Name of company or organisation: HIRO Capital
Nature of business: A company investing in games development.
Interest held: from 6 December 2022
(Registered 9 January 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Unpaid director of Grosvenor House (Worthing) Ltd, a company which holds the freehold of six flats.
(Registered 6 November 2018)
Emeritus Assistant of the Drapers Company. Trustee for its staff pension scheme.
Date interest arose: 31 July 2019
(Registered 3 December 2018; updated 22 September 2022)
Chairman of Trustees for the Revd Dr Busby’s Trustees (Willen) Main Charity Ltd, which supports clergy and their families in two dioceses.
(Registered 3 December 2018)
Unpaid director of PbandvbLtd; no activity since incorporation on 11 January 2012.
(Registered 3 December 2018)

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