Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

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How Tobias Ellwood voted
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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Tobias Ellwood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt 2 Mar 2015

    The UK Government is very concerned by the sentencing of Alaa Abdel Fattah to five years in prison, on charges of organising an illegal protest. At the time of his initial conviction in June 2014, my predecessor, the right hon. Member for Faversham and Mid Kent (Sir Hugh Robertson) made a statement in which he expressed his concern over the case. We have raised this case in our conversations...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Apprentices 2 Mar 2015

    The Foreign and Commonwealth has not employed any apprentices, but are in the process of recruiting five apprentices in the 19-23 year old age bracket. The number of apprentices employed by FCO Services, an Executive Agency of the FCO, is eight for the 16-18/19-24 group and 14 apprentices who are aged over 25. None of these apprentices were previously employed by the Government immediately...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Palestinians 2 Mar 2015

    We hold regular discussions with Palestinian, Israeli and international contacts on the issue of Hamas’ capability. We have assessed that Hamas are seeking to rebuild infrastructure, including the tunnel network, in Gaza.

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Conservative MP for Bournemouth East

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • Libya
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • - Shadow Minister, Culture, Media and Sport (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 24 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2006)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 547 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,100
Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt
Date of visit: 9-13 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit, including meetings with Egyptian government ministers and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
(Registered 12 February 2014)
Name of donor: (1) Hart Integrated Solutions (2) Kurdistan Regional Government
Address of donor: (1) 118 Piccadilly, London W1J 7NW (2) c/o 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) return flights at £2,250 (2) accommodation and internal travel at an approximate value of £400
Destination of visit: Erbil, Iraq
Date of visit: 22-24 June 2014
Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit with the Kurdistan Region APPG, to meet senior security and political leaders, as well as a camp for refugees.
(Registered 7 August 2014)

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