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.

  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords 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: Yemen: Armed Conflict 23 Jul 2015

    We are not participating directly in Saudi Arabian led military operations in Yemen, but we are providing technical support, precision-guided weapons and exchanging information with the Saudi Arabian armed forces through pre-existing arrangements. In addition to the personnel who continue to provide support for equipment supplied, we have a small number of liaison personnel in Saudi Arabia...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen: Armed Conflict 23 Jul 2015

    We remain extremely concerned about the situation in Yemen and the risk that terrorists groups may exploit the ongoing instability. The recent death of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's leader and Al Qaeda Core’s Deputy, Nasir al Wuhayshi, was a servere blow to Al Qaeda but it has not reduced the threat it poses. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula continues to threaten the UK and...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ilois: Resettlement 22 Jul 2015

    The member for Crawley will note from the written answer of 23 June 2015 (British Indian Ocean Territory: Written question – 2386) given by my honourable friend the Member for Rochford and Southend East (James Duddridge MP), that steady progress is being made on the further analysis of resettlement of BIOT. There is no date yet when an announcement on possible resettlement will be made.

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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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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.58% 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.
  • 144 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tobias Ellwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 578 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 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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