How Tobias Ellwood voted
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Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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 very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Tobias Ellwood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I begin, as others have done, by congratulating the hon. Member for Bradford East (Mr Ward) on securing this important debate. I apologise that the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, my right hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire), who should be responding to this debate, cannot be here today. The...
Indeed. My hon. Friend the Member for Hereford and South Herefordshire (Jesse Norman) has written a book on Burke’s contribution and the right of individuals to have their say. The hon. Member for Brent North also spoke of the importance of the historic elections that have taken place. My hon. Friend the Member for Bury North (Mr Nuttall) also gave a passionate speech and reminded the...
I have much to cover, so I will get the Minister of State to write to my hon. Friend on that. The hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood (Shabana Mahmood) spoke movingly about her relationship with the situation. She brings a passionate and personal aspect and dimension to the debate, which is much better for her contribution and for her bringing her knowledge and experience to bear. She also...
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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
- Culture Media and Sport
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
- Aircraft Carriers
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 69 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 72.53% 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") 486 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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