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Andrew Pelling

Former Independent MP for Croydon Central

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A selection of Andrew Pelling's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Housing (Energy Efficiency) 8 Apr 2010

    What recent steps his Department has taken to improve the energy efficiency of housing; and if he will make a statement.
  • Energy and Climate Change: Housing (Energy Efficiency) 8 Apr 2010

    Such a Government initiative has been of great benefit to New Addington in Croydon, a significant social housing estate that was excellent for the 1950s in terms of space and good design. What can be done to support the initiative of local people who want the area to become an eco-town? What prospects are there?
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 8 Apr 2010

    When I walk home late at night following late sittings in the House, I often notice birds singing because of the light pollution. Does the Minister think that that is a potential issue, and could any action be taken to deal with that significant distortion to our climate and environment?

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Former Independent MP for Croydon Central

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

Party was Conservative until 25 Sep 2007


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education and Skills
  • Trade and Industry
  • Departmental Staff
  • Croydon
  • Departmental Staff (Chronic Back Pain)
  • Sri Lanka
  • Chronic Back Pain

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, London Regional Select Committee (15 Dec 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Dec 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 108 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Pelling’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 48 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 45.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 80 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Client relationship work for Tokai Tokyo Securities Europe Limited, 40 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5DE. Undertake financial securities company work.
Received payment of £6,240.39. Hours: 6hrs. (Registered 11 August 2009)
Received payment of £6,240.39. Hours: 6hrs. (Registered 16 September 2009)
Received payment of £6,240.39. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 29 September 2009)
Received payment of £6,240.39. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 30 November 2009)
Received payment of £12,480.78. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 5 February 2010)
Received payment of £13,768.42. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 9 March 2010)
3. Clients
Tokai Tokyo Securities Co. Ltd., 6-2 Nihonbashi 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8275, Japan.
Hours: 11 hrs 40 mins. Related to November 2009 declaration. (15 December 2009)
Hours: 10 hrs. Related to 9 March 2010 declaration. (Registered 16 March 2010)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433 USA. Hours: 20 mins. Related to November 2009 declaration. (15 December 2009)

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