Peter Tapsell

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Sir Peter Tapsell was a long serving Conservative Party member of Parliament (MP). He was the MP for Nottingham West from 1959 to 1964, Horncastle from 1966 to 1983, East Lindsey from 1983 to 1997 and Louth and Horncastle from 1997 to 2015.</ref>[1]

Tapsell announced he would be retiring at the 2015 general election.[2] He was replaced by Victoria Atkins, who held the seat for the party.[3]


  1. Rt Hon Sir Peter Tapsell,, accessed 26 August 2013.
  2. BBC News MP Sir Peter Tapsell to stand down in 2015, 21 March 2014, accessed 22 May 2015.
  3. BBC News Louth and Horncastle, accessed 22 May 2015.