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Conservative MP for Reading East
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Rob Wilson voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Children, Schools and Families, Innovation, Universities and Skills, Health, Home Department, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Official Hospitality, Christmas, Iraq, Departmental Recycling, Schools: Private Finance Initiative
(based on written questions asked by Rob Wilson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Live Music Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Sports Grounds Safety Authority Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Health Bill Committee (8 out of 9)
- Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information) Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Further Education and Training Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill Committee (4 out of 5)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (19 out of 21)
- Written Answers — International Development: Palestinians (12 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment her Department has made of the humanitarian situation in Gaza; and if she will make a statement.”
- Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Written Questions: Government Responses (6 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when she plans to answer Question 156335, tabled by the hon. Member for Reading East on 15 May 2013 for answer on 20 May 2013.”
- Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press Inquiry (3 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the cost to the public purse was of fees paid to Ms Carine Patry-Hoskins in her capacity as junior counsel to the Leveson inquiry on the Culture, Practice and Ethics of the Press.”
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 86.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 148 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rob Wilson’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 162 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
London SE1 7SP:
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Office running costs||£20,250 (204th)||£16,580 (413th)||£22,263 (176th)||£23,896|
|Staffing costs||£88,578 (473rd)||£89,718 (242nd)||£86,275 (240th)||£78,225|
|Communications Allowance||£10,371 (joint 186th with 1 other)||£10,186 (115th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,828 (300th)1||£10,357 (joint 210th with 1 other)2||£9,487 (244th)||£8,211|
|Members' Staff Travel||£278 (joint 248th with 2 others)||£228 (joint 307th with 1 other)||£413 (247th)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£69 (90th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,784 (405th)||£745 (342nd)||£637 (joint 453rd with 1 other)||£1,093|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,952 (243rd)||£2,706 (joint 313th with 1 other)||£3,078||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,452 (joint 34th with 1 other)||£1,348 (28th)||£1,014|
|Total||£130,157 (540th)||£132,218 (509th)||£123,129 (527th)||£115,517|