Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Phil Wilson

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Development of Middleton St George 4 Mar 2015

    This petition is on behalf of 1,109 residents of the village of Middleton St George in my constituency who are concerned about the unsustainable housing developments potentially taking place in the village. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the Sedgefield constituency, Declares that the Petitioners object to the over-development of the village of Middleton St George and...
  • County Durham Plan — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] 3 Mar 2015

    The Minister mentioned 4.5 billion in investment. Can we make it clear that 2.7 billion of that is for the intercity express programme? The trains will be built at Newton Aycliffe, but that 2.7 billion is for maintaining the trains as well as building depots in Doncaster, Swansea, Bristol and London, and it is being made available over 27.5 years. Not all that investment is...
  • County Durham Plan — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] 3 Mar 2015

    The objective of trying to generate 30,000 jobs between now and 2030 is in line with what the Chancellor said on Friday about generating 50,000 jobs between now and 2020. If the figures for the county over 15 years are out of kilter, so are the Chancellor’s figures. That is why the Government need to look at this matter closely; it affects not only the growth patterns for the county,...

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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
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • 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") 116 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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