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.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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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.
Order. May I just respectfully say to the Minister, you have now spoken longer than the Member who moved the motion for the debate. You turned up an hour late and have now spoken for 40 minutes. I just want you to bear that in mind. The debate does go on to 4.30, but I respectfully point out that Ministers who have been present for the full debate usually speak for just 10 minutes. Hopefully...
Before I call the Minister, let me say that I am really disappointed that he could not be here from the start of the debate. I know that the agenda for this afternoon was changed, but that was on the Order Paper; it was known. I am sure that the change would also have been communicated to the Department, in ample time for this afternoon’s debate. Bearing that in mind, I call the...
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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
- Schools and Families
- Energy and Climate Change
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Phil Wilson’s speeches
- 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 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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") 123 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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