Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Phil Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Free school transport (Fishburn) 8 Dec 2014

    This petition is on behalf of 426 people of Fishburn in my constituency who are opposed to children from the village paying for school transport to their feeder school, Sedgefield community college. I thank the Fishburn mums, Councillor Rachel Lumsdon, Michelle Barker, Sharon Graham, Cheryl Richardson, Claire Gibson, Tracey Cullen and Kim Wright for organising the petition. The petition...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement 3 Dec 2014

    I welcome the news that the national formulation centre will be based in Sedgefield at the North East technology park in my constituency, which was opened 10 years ago by my predecessor. Is the Chancellor aware that the chemical and other industries in the Tees valley use Durham Tees Valley airport to reach global markets and that this could be affected by the devolution of air passenger duty...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: School Leaders (Recruitment) 1 Dec 2014

    Will the Minister join me in congratulating the leadership of Wellfield community school in my constituency, under head teacher Linda Rodham, on improving the school’s Ofsted rating from poor to good in four terms, and on the improvements we are seeing in qualifications year on year? Does that not prove that there is no smell of defeatism in the schools of east Durham?

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Labour MP for Sedgefield

Entered 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
  • Met Office
  • Schools in Deprived Areas

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Vernon Coaker, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to unknown)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 9 Nov 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 111 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.


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