Peter Bottomley

Peter Bottomley


Worthing West



Address as

Sir Peter

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5060
Fax: 020 7219 1212


No constituency office publicised


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

Parliamentary career

PPS: to Cranley Onslow as Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1982-83, to 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

Party groups

President, Conservative Trade Unionists 1978-80

Select committees

Member: Standards and Privileges 1997-2002, Unopposed Bills (Panel) 1997-, Constitutional Affairs 2003-05, Ecclesiastical Committee, Joint Committee on the Draft Defamation Bill 2011

International bodies

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly; NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Countries of interest

Southern Africa, El Salvador, USA

General Election 2010 - Worthing West

Name Party Votes %
Bottomley, Peter Con 25416 51.61%
Thorpe, Hazel Lib Dem 13687 27.8%
Ross, Ian Lab 5800 11.78%
Wallace, John UKIP 2924 5.94%
Aherne, David Green 996 2.03%
Dearsley, Stuart Christian 300 0.61%
Result Con Hold (1.46% from Lib Dem to Con)