Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

Phil Wilson’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Phil Wilson’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Phil Wilson has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure 19 May 2016

    I want to talk about the importance of rail manufacturing, and primarily about the importance of Hitachi to the local economy in my constituency. The Hitachi Rail Europe factory in Newton Aycliffe opened last year and is creating 730 jobs, with many more in the supply chain. The factory is a superb, modern facility. Costing 82 million, it is the largest private sector investment in the...
  • Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure 19 May 2016

    That is absolutely right. I made the specific point about Hitachi because it is based in my constituency, but it is fair to say that for a lot of foreign investors, our being part of the EU is key to their future plans. I am disappointed that some Members are prepared to play fast and loose with the facts. The hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) was recently quoted in...
  • Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 28 Apr 2016

    Minister, before you respond, may I say that you have been on your feet now for 30 minutes and the Minister’s response is usually about 10 minutes? I just want you to bear that in mind.

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Labour MP for Sedgefield

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 14 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

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