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 reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions 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

  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Iran: Nuclear Issues 24 Nov 2015

    With the leave of the House, Mr Deputy Speaker, I will respond to the debate. Let me first say that I did not realise how hugely anticipated it was; now I certainly realise. I am grateful to be able to respond to some of the important contributions that have been made. I am grateful to the Labour spokesman, the right hon. Member for Wolverhampton South East (Mr McFadden), for his support and...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Iran: Nuclear Issues 24 Nov 2015

    I say in all politeness and courtesy to my hon. Friend that we are now spending a lot of time discussing when the debate should happen. It is happening now. With respect to the European Scrutiny Committee, we have made it very clear that this is the earliest I have been requested to come to the House. I would have been delighted to come earlier. I make it clear that we have had other debates....
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Iran: Nuclear Issues 24 Nov 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend for his courtesy in allowing me to intervene, despite my being discourteous to him, for which I apologise—I thought we were going to go round in circles on the issue of the date. On his first point, as soon as the deal was made, the Foreign Secretary made a statement to the House, but given Government business, this was the first date we were given for coming to...

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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)

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