Phil Wilson

MP, Sedgefield

Sedgefield Labour

Phil Wilson’s voting in Parliament

Phil Wilson is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Phil Wilson’s votes.

  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Phil Wilson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Isil: National Security and Defence 23 Nov 2015

    In an increasingly uncertain world in which we cannot seem to predict the security measures needed in five years’ time, let alone 30 or 40 years’ time, does the Prime Minister agree with the Defence Committee’s report, which came out over the weekend, on the need for the SDSR to be flexible in its response to known and unknown threats? Does he also agree that that has to be...
  • Isil: Procurement (SMEs) 23 Nov 2015

    What difference would the renewal of Trident make to the defence supply chain?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 18 Nov 2015

    In a recent Financial Times article, President Obama said: “I have emphasised the importance…of tax credits to help working families afford childcare and keep two-earner families in the workforce.” Does the Prime Minister agree with the importance the President of the United States has attached to tax credits?

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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
  • 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

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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Phil Wilson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 121 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.


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