A selection of Andrew Selous's votes
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Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
9 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2008–2016
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
16 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2018
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To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking in response to the consultation entitled Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments; and when he plans to implement the measures proposed in that consultation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to define dominance in respect of the proportion of Traveller sites in a local area.
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph three of his Department's April 2015 Planning policy for Traveller sites, what evidential test is used to ensure that the interests of the settled community are respected; in what way the provision of Traveller sites facilitates the traditional and nomadic way of life of Travellers; and...
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Former Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Andrew Selous campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Departments: Manpower
- Departmental Flexible Working
- Children: Maintenance
- Written Questions: Government Responses
- Departmental Working Hours
Other offices held in the past
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (4 Nov 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 17 Jul 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (15 Jun 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
- PPS To Shadow Foreign Secretary, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 Oct 2004)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Selous’s speeches
- Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 90.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 102 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 707 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
19 February 2019, received £200 from the National Club, 69 St James
’s Street, St James’s London SW1A 1PJ, for giving a speech on 14 November 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 March 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in flat in Camberley: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)
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