Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

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How Tobias Ellwood voted
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  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Tobias Ellwood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gifting of Equipment to the Lebanese Armed Forces 17 Oct 2014

    Contagion from the worsening crisis in Syria is having a direct effect on its neighbours, particularly in areas adjacent to Lebanon’s eastern border. The UK remains firmly committed to Lebanon’s stability, and in supporting the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) to minimise contagion from the Syrian conflict, and to combat the spread of ISIL. As part of this commitment, since 2012, the...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    It is an honour to participate in this debate, which reflects the House at its best. I have travelled the middle east for 30 years. I have written about it and served there as an officer. I am now the Minister for the region. I am humbled by the depth of knowledge on both sides of the House and by the spirit in which the debate has taken place. I join other Members in congratulating the hon....
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman. I had a number of bilaterals in Cairo, and I met the Lebanese Foreign Minister and we spoke about that issue. The hon. Gentleman might be aware that we are pouring in significant DFID and Ministry of Defence funds to support Lebanon in that regard. In Cairo yesterday Secretary Kerry again reaffirmed that the United States is fully committed to bringing the...

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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)
  • Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 24 Jan 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above 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 72.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 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") 492 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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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