Rob Wilson

MP, Reading East

Reading East Conservative

Rob Wilson’s voting in Parliament

Rob Wilson 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 Rob Wilson’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Rob Wilson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rob Wilson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Rob Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Dinitrophenol 21 Sep 2015

    The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Letter to Member - Dinitrophenal Death (PDF Document, 119.83 KB)
  • FOI Requests: Scotland Office 15 Sep 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Glenrothes (Peter Grant)on securing the debate. I am aware that the Scotland Office received a number of freedom of information requests about the leak of a memorandum produced within the Department, and also about the investigation into the leak conducted by the Cabinet Office. I am also aware of the hon. Gentleman’s efforts in Parliament to obtain...
  • FOI Requests: Scotland Office 15 Sep 2015

    I intend to answer all the questions that the hon. Gentleman raised. We have 10 minutes more to debate this matter, and if he gives me the time and has some patience, I will be perfectly happy to deal with the questions he asked. The Freedom of Information Act has now been in operation for more than 10 years, and it is therefore right that we review its operation. That is why we have recently...

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Conservative MP for Reading East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Official Hospitality
  • Christmas
  • Iraq
  • Departmental Recycling
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (since 27 Sep 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 19 May 2008)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Oct 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below 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 97.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 168 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rob Wilson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 199 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
A flat in Reading: (i)

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