A selection of Peter Aldous's votes
See full list of topics voted on
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
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
51 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2016
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Peter Aldous’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Peter Aldous’s full vote analysis page for more.
I beg to move, That this House has considered the recommendations of the Renaissance of East Anglian Fisheries study. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard. I also welcome my hon. Friend the Minister to his place. He has been very supportive of proposals to revitalise the UK fishing industry, and through the Fisheries Bill, which I hope is only temporarily stalled,...
I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. I shall cover a lot of the issues that he has raised in my speech, but I will highlight two things immediately. First, he is correct to say that, with the opportunity to land more fish in UK ports, the whole of the country and particularly our coastal communities could benefit. Secondly, the point I will be making is that although the REAF report...
My hon. Friend and neighbour is right. While I concentrated on the coast, where my constituency is located, the supply chain goes much further inland in East Anglia, into those constituencies, such as his, which are landlocked, for example the merchants and the type of processing industry he highlighted. The tentacles of the industry’s supply chain extend a long way. The second category...
More of Peter Aldous’s recent appearances
Former Conservative MP for Waveney
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Peter Aldous campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department of Health
- Special Educational Needs
- Supported Housing: Finance
- Energy: Prices
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this
- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Aldous’s speeches
- Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 94.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 113 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 264 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely,
on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety
of sources. Voting information from
© Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)