Peter Tapsell MP Louth and Horncastle, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 4477

  • Fax 020 7219 0976

  • Constituency address

    Cannon Street House, Cannon Street, Louth LN11 9NL United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

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

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

    Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1976-77, Treasury and Economic Affairs 1977-78; Longest serving Conservative MP 2001-; Father of the House 2010-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Committee on Unopposed Bills (Panel).
  • Electoral history

    Contested Wednesbury February 1957 by-election. Member for Nottingham West 1959-64. Contested Nottingham West 1964 general election. Member for Horncastle 1966-83, for Lindsey East 1983-97, for Louth and Horncastle 1997-2010, for Louth and Horncastle (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Foreign affairs, economics, finance, defence.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa, Asia.
  • International bodies

    Member: International Investment Advisory Board to Brunei Government 1976-83, Trilateral Commission 1979-98, Business Advisory Council of the UN 2001-04.

Election record for Louth and Horncastle, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 49.56%
Liberal Democrat 22.14%
Labour 17.32%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Tapsell, Peter Conservative 25,065 49.56
Martin, Fiona Liberal Democrat 11,194 22.14
Mountain, Patrick Labour 8,760 17.32
Green, Julia British National Party 2,199 4.35
Nurse, Pat UK Independence Party 2,183 4.32
Simpson, Daniel Independent 576 1.14
Mair, Colin Eng Dem 517 1.03
Majority 13,871 votes
Electorate 77,650
Turnout (50,580) 65.14%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: International adviser to Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation; a Japanese Trust Bank in both Japan and overseas. £30,000 per annum (paid semi-annually); hours worked: approximately 10 hours a month.

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