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.

  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system 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: Living Wage: Young People 24 Nov 2015

    The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Letter to Member - Living Wage (PDF Document, 232.68 KB)
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Renewable Energy: Tax Allowances 23 Nov 2015

    The Government is committed to helping social enterprises access finance as part of its drive to build a bigger, stronger society. This is why we developed the world’s first Social Investment Tax Relief. Cabinet Office continues to work closely with HM Treasury, the relevant social regulators and social investment market champions like Big Society Capital to ensure that this tax...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Debts: Young People 23 Nov 2015

    The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Letter to Member - Average Debt (PDF Document, 171.02 KB)

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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 14 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 94.62% 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.
  • 161 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: 9 Nov 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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