Rob Wilson

MP, Reading East

Reading East Conservative

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How Rob Wilson voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • 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 against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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Rob Wilson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Reading East

Entered 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Whip, Whips (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (27 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 May 2008)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 86.92% 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 — 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.
  • 155 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rob Wilson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Contributing editor to Total Politics magazine, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7SP:
13 March 2013, received payment of £850 for two articles (in December 2012 and January 2013). Hours: 3 hrs for each article; 6 hrs in total. (Registered 28 March 2013)
22 March 2013, received payment of £1,032.90 for two articles (in February and March 2013) and one book review in March 2013. Hours: 3 hrs for each article and 40 mins for book review; 6 hrs 40 mins in total. (Registered 28 March 2013)
Payments from the Daily Mail, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
Received £250 for article on 17 July 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 August 2013)
Received £1,000 for article for the Sun newspaper on 14 August 2013. Address: News Group Newspapers Ltd, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 September 2013)
Payments from the Telegraph Media group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
Received £500 for article on 29 November 2013. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
A flat in Reading.

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