Peter Lilley MP Hitchin and Harpenden, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 4577

  • Fax 020 7219 3840

  • Email:

  • Website: Peter Lilley website

  • Constituency address

    Riverside House, 1 Place Farm, Wheathampstead AL4 8SB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Peter Lilley

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Joint PPS to: Lord Bellwin as Minister of State and William Waldegrave as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Environment 1984, Nigel Lawson, as Chancellor of the Exchequer 1984-87; Economic Secretary to the Treasury 1987-89; Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1989-90; Secretary of State for: Trade and Industry 1990-92, Social Security 1992-97; Member, Shadow Cabinet and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-98; Deputy Leader of the Opposition (with overall responsibility for development of party policy) 1998-99.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Energy and Climate Change.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Haringey, Tottenham October 1974 general election. Member for St Albans 1983-97, for Hitchin and Harpenden 1997-2010, for Hitchin and Harpenden (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economic policy, European Union, education, race relations.
  • Party groups

    Consultant director, Conservative Research Department 1979-83; Contested Leadership of the Conservative Party June 1997; Chair, Globalisation and Global Poverty Policy Group 2006-07; Member, Policy Advisory Board (Foreign Affairs) 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    Central Asia, France.

Election record for Hitchin and Harpenden, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 54.47%
Liberal Democrat 26.62%
Labour 13.52%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Lilley, Peter Conservative 29,869 54.47
Quinton, Nigel Liberal Democrat 14,598 26.62
de Botton, Oli Labour 7,413 13.52
Wilkinson, Graham UK Independence Party 1,663 3.04
Wise, Richard Green 807 1.48
Henderson, Margaret Independent 109 0.2
Byron, Simon CURE 108 0.2
Hannah, Eric YRDPL 90 0.17
Rigby, Peter Independent 50 0.1
Majority 15,271 votes
Electorate 73,851
Turnout (54,842) 74.26%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Mr Christopher Moran, of London. (Registered 4 March 2009)

Remunerated directorships: IDOX plc (formerly i-documentsystems group plc) (non-executive); information advisory services, document management software and systems. Melchior Japan Investment Trust (non-executive). Tethys Petroleum Limited (non-executive).

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