Andrew Selous

The Second Church Estates Commissioner

Former Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire

@AndrewSelous

About your former Member of Parliament

Andrew Selous is a former MP for South West Bedfordshire.

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Profile

Former Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Andrew Selous campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • The Second Church Estates Commissioner (since 10 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill (Formerly known as International Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill) Committee (17 Apr 2024 to 24 Apr 2024)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) ( 4 Mar 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • The Second Church Estates Commissioner (10 Jan 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigations 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)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plants: Weed Control 24 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to SB6 of the Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier (Rhododendron Control), how many agreements have been reached to date; how many hectares are covered by those agreements; and how many hectares has rhododendron successfully been removed from.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plants: Weed Control 24 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the SB6 Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier grant for rhododendron control.
  • Written Answers — Church Commissioners: Slavery 23 May 2024

    The Clewer Initiative was set up as a joint programme between the Church of England and the Trustees of the Community of St John the Baptist (known as the Clewer Sisters). It was launched in October 2017 with the backing of the then Prime Minister Theresa May and the Archbishop of Canterbury. It started as an initial three-year programme working to help the Church of England's 42 dioceses...

More of Andrew Selous’s recent appearances

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