Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

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How Phil Wilson voted
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Phil Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal 20 Jan 2015

    I apologise for missing part of this debate, but I had duties to perform on the Serious Crime Bill this afternoon. When I was 20 years old Mrs Thatcher had just been elected for the first time, and it was the height of the cold war. Like any idealistic 20-year-old, I wanted to live in a peaceful world free of nuclear weapons and the threat of nuclear annihilation. I did not think it was too...
  • Business of the House: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 15 Jan 2015

    First, I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Swansea West (Geraint Davies) on securing a debate on an issue that is important for the future economy of the UK and of Europe and for globalisation. We should broadly welcome the principles behind TTIP but obviously we need to take into consideration a lot of the issues raised by Members, especially the hon. Member for Richmond Park (Zac...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Service Prosecution Authority (Sex Offences) 6 Jan 2015

    What recent discussions he has had with the Service Prosecution Authority on its effectiveness in prosecuting rape and other sexual offences in the armed forces which took place (a) in the UK and (b) overseas.

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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 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 79.78% 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") 113 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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