Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

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How Tobias Ellwood voted
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  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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 for university tuition fees Source
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Tobias Ellwood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Middle East 18 Dec 2014

    We do not believe that there are operational links between al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). AQAP has been a vocal critic of ISIL’s rise. It recently issued a public statement condemning ISIL’s ‘Caliphate’ in Syria and Iraq, as well as criticising its use of brutal tactics. Although the civil war in Syria has...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen 18 Dec 2014

    The Secretary of State for Foreign and Comonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond) has had no recent discussions with the Prime Minister of Yemen. The Foreign Secretary does however take a personal interest in Yemen and wrote to Prime Minister Bahah in November to express UK support.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen 18 Dec 2014

    We are aware of reports suggesting the presence of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)-affiliated groups in Yemen. We do not believe that this is indicative of an organised, structured or cohesive ISIL presence in Yemen. Also, it does not indicate operational linkages between al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and ISIL. AQAP has been a vocal critic of ISIL’s rise. It...

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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 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — 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 71.18% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 528 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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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