Andrew Selous

MP, South West Bedfordshire

South West Bedfordshire Conservative

Andrew Selous campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Andrew Selous’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Andrew Selous’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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Andrew Selous has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 12 Oct 2016

    Gypsies and traveller policy – Andrew Selous. Adjournment debate
  • Prison Safety — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] 15 Sep 2016

    It is a pleasure to speak in this debate, Ms Vaz. I assure my hon. Friend the Minister that I will speak as a critical friend who will be willing him and the whole ministerial team on to success in this important area. I completely agree with what the Chair of the Justice Committee, my hon. Friend the Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Robert Neill), said at the start of this debate about...
  • Prison Safety — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] 15 Sep 2016

    My hon. Friend makes a fair point. We have improved prison officer training. It is now a 10-week course. It is an increasingly good course and, quite rightly, within that training there is a lot of focus on rehabilitation. The ability to turn lives around and prevent people becoming victims by changing lives is the purpose of the Ministry of Justice. If people cannot do that job, it will lead...

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Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Departments: Manpower
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Departmental Flexible Working
  • Departmental Working Hours
  • Children: Maintenance

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Selous’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 89.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 42 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Selous’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 601 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

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)
8. Miscellaneous
On 6 May 2016, during a visit to one of their stores, I was presented with a drill (value £149.99) by Screwfix, a local company in my constituency. (Registered 25 May 2016)

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