Peter Tapsell

Former Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

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Peter Tapsell is a former MP for Louth and Horncastle.

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Former Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Linsey East; Horncastle; Nottingham West

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Prime Minister
  • Crimes of Violence: Lincolnshire
  • Engagements
  • Pension Schemes
  • Army: Afghanistan

Other offices held in the past

  • Father of the House of Commons ( 6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (14 Nov 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) ( 1 Jun 1977 to 1 Jun 1978)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 1 Jun 1976 to 1 Jun 1977)

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Feb 2015

    May I assure my right hon. Friend—[Interruption.]
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Feb 2015

    May I assure my right hon. Friend that I am not a paid trade union official but I fear that if Members of the House are not allowed a second job, membership of it will soon be largely confined to the inheritors of substantial fortunes or to those with rich spouses, or to obsessive crackpots or those who are unemployable anywhere else?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 11 Feb 2015

    May I put it to the Prime Minister that from President Monroe onwards it has been generally acknowledged by leaders of great powers that, for the avoidance of war, it is often wise to acknowledge the concept of traditional spheres of authority and power; and that although Ukraine is of absolutely no significant strategic importance to Britain, Greece most certainly is; and that unless western...

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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
International adviser to the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan); a Japanese Trust Bank in both Japan and overseas.  £30,000 per annum (paid semi-annually); hours worked: approximately 10 hours a month.
Bi-annual fee payment of £15,000. Hours: 60 hrs over a six-month period. (Registered 3 April 2014)
Bi-annual fee payment of £15,000. Hours: 60 hrs over a six-month period. (Registered 17 September 2014)

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