Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

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How Tobias Ellwood voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Tobias Ellwood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel/Palestine 22 Jul 2014

    May I begin by apologising for the Foreign Secretary’s absence? He is in Brussels attending the EU Foreign Affairs Council. In his absence, I am, of course, delighted to be answering 14 of the 25 oral questions today. As the Prime Minister said in his comprehensive statement yesterday, we are clear that Israel has a right to defend itself against these attacks. No country would stand by...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel/Palestine 22 Jul 2014

    Nobody can fail but be moved by the incredible heart-wrenching scenes we have seen on television. I spoke to the Israeli ambassador and the Palestinian head of mission to the UK yesterday, and I raised concerns about the civilian deaths and casualties with the Israeli ambassador and urged him to ensure that any allegations relating to proportionality be investigated, and he assured me that...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel/Palestine 22 Jul 2014

    The right hon. Lady is right to point out that there are some wider issues to be dealt with. Our aim is to support and strengthen constituencies for peace through the tri-departmental conflict pool fund. In 2013-14 we funded 17 projects through the conflict pool programme for Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, with a budget of 4 million.

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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

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 60 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 73.10% 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") 480 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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: 9-13th January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit, including meetings with Egyptian government ministers and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
(Registered 12 February 2014)

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