Peter Bottomley

MP, Worthing West

Worthing West Conservative

Peter Bottomley’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Peter Bottomley consistently voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Peter Bottomley generally voted for a lower voting age, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Peter Bottomley generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    Some of us were present 38 years ago and nearby when Airey Neave was martyred. The lesson that we learned then was not to damn a community because of the actions of a single person. The message from the imam at the Worthing House of Prayer and Peace was: “We will always be with those who work for peace.” May I suggest that we try to disappoint those who calculate that publicity...
  • Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation 23 Mar 2017

    In that year, there was the, to me, rather surprising Appeal Court judgment regarding those who had contracts saying that if they put in more money, they would get greater rates of return. The judgment totally missed the fact that all the policyholders were members of the society. The senior judges did not fully understand the consequence of what they were doing, and it was unfair to too many.
  • Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation 23 Mar 2017

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I would like to correct an oversight. When I intervened on the hon. Member for Leeds North East (Fabian Hamilton), I should have declared that I have a small Equitable Life policy.

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • House of Commons
  • Treasury
  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
  • Krishna Maharaj
  • Aditya Agrawal
  • Pedestrian Protection
  • NHS: Ict

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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, 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Worthing: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
Cottage in Waverley: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
House in Westminster: (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Streetbook Ltd; an internet community communications company. (Updated 4 June 2015)

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