Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

Phil Wilson’s voting in Parliament

Phil Wilson is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Phil Wilson’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Phil Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    The Secretary of State quite rightly mentioned Newcastle airport in his list of regional airports in his statement. As he is probably aware, there is another regional airport in the north-east of England, which is Durham Tees Valley airport. Part of the runway runs through the constituency of the hon. Member for Stockton South (James Wharton), the Minister with responsibility for the...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Wind Farm Applications (Subsidies) 25 Jun 2015

    What assessment she has made of the effect of the reduction in Government subsidies on the number of wind farm applications.
  • Energy and Climate Change: Wind Farm Applications (Subsidies) 25 Jun 2015

    Durham county has an excellent record on renewable energy development, especially wind farms. The issue now in the county is the cumulative impact of so many wind farms in a given area, and, because of that, the planning system is now working and further development is being rejected. If the planning system is working, why is there a need to have a blanket ban on wind farm subsidies, which...

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Labour MP for Sedgefield

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Defence
  • Transport
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Children: Databases
  • Schools in Deprived Areas
  • Met Office

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Vernon Coaker, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Phil Wilson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 119 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employed my partner, Margaret Brown, as Personal Assistant/Office Manager; until October 2014.

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