Peter Bottomley MP Worthing West, Conservative


Peter Bottomley

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

    PPS to: Cranley Onslow as Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1982-83, Norman Fowler as Secretary of State for Health and Social Security 1983-84; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Employment 1984-86, Department of Transport (Minister for Roads and Traffic) 1986-89, Northern Ireland Office (Agriculture, Environment) 1989-90; PPS to Peter Brooke as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1990.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill; Committee on Unopposed Bills (Panel).
  • Electoral history

    Contested Greenwich, Woolwich West February and October 1974 general elections. Member for Greenwich, Woolwich West 1975 by-election to 1983, for Eltham 1983-97, for Worthing West 1997-2010, for Worthing West (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Party groups

    President, Conservative Trade Unionists 1978-80.
  • Countries of interest

    Southern Africa, El Salvador, USA.
  • International bodies

    NATO Parliamentary Assembly; Member, UK Delegation, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly.

Election record for Worthing West, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 51.61%
Liberal Democrat 27.8%
Labour 11.78%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Bottomley, Peter Conservative 25,416 51.61
Thorpe, Hazel Liberal Democrat 13,687 27.8
Ross, Ian Labour 5,800 11.78
Wallace, John UK Independence Party 2,924 5.94
Aherne, David Green 996 2.03
Dearsley, Stuart Christian 300 0.61
Majority 11,729 votes
Electorate 80,859
Turnout (49,249) 60.91%

Registered interests

Sponsorship or financial or material support: I am president of the Westminster Circle, a business group that gives surplus funds to good causes and used to support Conservative associations, including Worthing West.

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