Andrew Selous

Second Church Estates Commissioner

(since January 2020)
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Member for South West Bedfordshire / AndrewSelous
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Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since March 2020)

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Significant South West Bedfordshire Petitions

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Most recent EDMs signed by Andrew Selous

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Feb 2020
Andrew Selous signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st September 2020

Use of the whip in British horseracing

Tabled by: Chris Evans (Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn)
That this House notes that racehorses are routinely beaten with a whip under rules set by the industry's regulatory body, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) which sanctions this violent treatment in order that jockeys may, as it is claimed, encourage racehorses to improve their chances of winning, even though evidence …
85 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 31
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
8 Jun 2020
Andrew Selous signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st September 2020

Sense Sign School

Tabled by: Dr Lisa Cameron (Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House commends Sense Sign School for offering people an opportunity to start learning British Sign Language through online video lessons; notes that over 25,000 individuals have signed up to learn British Sign Language in the last fortnight; praises Tyrese, a Deafblind young person who is leading the lessons …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
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Commons initiatives

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1 Bill introduced by Andrew Selous

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Gypsy and Traveller Communities (Housing, Planning and Education) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Andrew Selous (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 13 November, 2018 25 Jan 2019, 10:55 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about periodical local authority reviews of the housing needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities; to make provision for the conversion of caravan sites into settled accommodation; to require local authorities to provide temporary caravan stopping sites where there is a demonstrated need; to create a criminal offence of unauthorised encampment; to make provision about the education of Gypsy and Traveller children; to require schools to have regard to Gypsy and Traveller culture and heritage in teaching; and for connected purposes.