Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

Tobias Ellwood’s voting in Parliament

Tobias Ellwood is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Tobias Ellwood’s votes.

  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Tobias Ellwood’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Tobias Ellwood’s full vote analysis page for more.

Tobias Ellwood never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Armed Conflict 23 Nov 2015

    The UK already has a robust, long-term and comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL. As the Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (David Cameron) said on 16 November, the UK’s approach covers a full spectrum response – military power, counter-terrorism expertise and defeating the poisonous narrative that is the root cause of this evil. We are...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt: British Nationals Abroad 23 Nov 2015

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office encourages British nationals to take out comprehensive travel insurance before all foreign travel and to consider carefully the type of insurance they need for their trip. In doing so we work closely with key industry partners such as the Association of British Insurers, who supported ‘Know Before You Go’ campaign activity on travel insurance in...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Egypt: Security 23 Nov 2015

    On 4 November 2015, we amended our Travel Advice to advise against all but essential travel by air to Sharm el-Sheikh. We have not changed our Travel Advice for the resort itself. The FCO’s Travel Advice, available at, provides objective information and advice to help individuals make better-informed decisions about their travel, and the Egypt page has...

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Conservative MP for Bournemouth East

Entered the 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 (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2006)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 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.
  • 139 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tobias Ellwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 600 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received for service in the Territorial Army. Address: Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX:
Received in 2012-13: £1,720. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received in 2013-14: £507. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received in April/May 2014: £49. (Registered 16 March 2015)
Received in August 2014: £1,365. Hours: 14 days. (Registered 16 March 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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