How Phil Wilson voted
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- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
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Phil Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I have some questions for all the witnesses about the anti-slavery commissioner. The function of the proposed anti-slavery commissioner is restricted to galvanising law enforcement and identifying victims. Should the commissioner also have responsibility for victim support?
I think part of the answer to that question has sort of pre-empted what I am going to ask next about the independence of the commissioner. I want to ask all three of you so I might as well roll these three questions into one. Do you think that, as it is laid down in the Bill, the commissioner is sufficiently independent from Government? Clause 34(4) says that the commissioner’s...
Kate, do you want to add anything?
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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
- Schools and Families
- Energy and Climate Change
- Disability Living Allowance
- Combined Heat and Power
- Children: Databases
- Met Office
- Schools in Deprived Areas
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 22 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.60% 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.
- 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") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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