Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Tobias Ellwood voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I am reluctant to interrupt what is a very powerful speech, but does she agree that there is huge concern about the contracts for schools and clinics? The west builds them, but then do not provide the contracts for the teachers to continue there—certainly after we have left. That applies not only in the southern area, the Pashtun area, where the Taliban operate, but in the north.
I commend my hon. Friend for the work he does with the all-party parliamentary group on Afghanistan. He talks about the challenges for the whole of Afghanistan. Will he join me in congratulating my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Development on the work that the Department has done to promote the interests of women? I have visited the country a number of times, and...
I certainly look forward to the Government response to this report. Much of it focuses on the rebalancing of the regular and reservist ratio, and I should declare an interest as a reservist myself. Many reservists currently fail to secure their bounty or credits for promotion because they miss their annual camp. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the new ambitious reservist recruitment...
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Conservative MP for Bournemouth East
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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
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 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 118 written questions in the last year — well 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 73.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 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") 455 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Majlis As Shura, Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Address of donor: c/o Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30 Charles St, London W1J 5DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfares and accommodation with a value of £6,600
Date of visit: 1 to 4 December 2012
Purpose of visit: as part of the UK Defence Forum
delegation to gain an understanding of the political and security framework as related to the Saudi Government
(Registered 21 January 2013)
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,100
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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