How Phil Wilson voted
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Phil Wilson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The election results in Tunisia at the weekend are welcome and prove that secular and non-secular parties can co- exist in the middle east. As the Minister has welcomed those results, will he let the House know what aid the UK Government can give to Tunisia to ensure that that country becomes a beacon for democracy in the middle east?
If there was ever a time for Britain—the United Kingdom—to play its part in the world as a major, respected and democratic force, it is now. I want to make some comments about the situation in Iraq and Syria, and then say something about what I consider to be the major threat that the country faces in helping the middle east and other problem areas in the world. The situation in...
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?
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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
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 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 80.98% 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") 110 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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