Rob Wilson

MP, Reading East

Reading East Conservative

Rob Wilson’s voting in Parliament

Rob Wilson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Rob Wilson’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government 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 has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Voluntary Work: Young People 28 Apr 2016

    I am very pleased to report that around 2,500 young people in Kettering have participated in NCS over the past three years. The NCS Trust does not collect data at a constituency level. Therefore, the figures below are for the local authority area of Northamptonshire: 2013 – 542 participants 2014 – 1,032 participants 2015 – 1,103 participants
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Immigration 28 Apr 2016

    The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Letter to Member - EEA Nationals in UK (PDF Document, 65.19 KB)
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Sexual Offences: Lancashire 28 Apr 2016

    The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Letter to Member - Sexual Offences (PDF Document, 239.71 KB)

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Conservative MP for Reading East

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

Expenses

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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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Rob Wilson’s speeches
  • 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.16% 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.
  • 146 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rob Wilson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 230 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

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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