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Conservative MP for Bournemouth East
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Tobias Ellwood voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. 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 against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Defence, Culture Media and Sport, Home Department, Transport, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Afghanistan, Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations, Aircraft Carriers, Libya, Tourism
(based on written questions asked by Tobias Ellwood and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (8 out of 10)
- Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Coinage (Measurement) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Energy Bill Committee (8 out of 12)
- Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (2 out of 12)
- Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill Committee (5 out of 7)
- Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill Committee (5 out of 6)
- Legal Services Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill Committee (5 out of 6)
- National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Identity Cards Bill Committee (10 out of 11)
- International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Business of the House (16 May 2013)
“May we have a debate on drug rehab centres? They play a vital role in our community, but the industry is largely unregulated and standards vary greatly across the country. In Bournemouth we are witnessing a worrying trend, whereby a number of London-based councils are sending some of their residents who require drug rehab to programmes in Bournemouth, albeit without informing the council....”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Operation Herrick (14 May 2013)
“May I express a little disappointment that after a decade of involvement in Afghanistan, we never completed the railway line from Kandahar to Spin Boldak, linking to the Pakistani railway and the port of Karachi? It would have been a game changer for the city of Kandahar, and a more efficient and simpler way of getting our kit out. Perhaps it is not too late. Will the Secretary of State...”
- Written Answers — International Development: EU Aid (14 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much funding her Department gave to (a) EuropeAid and (b) the European Development Fund; how such spending is scrutinised and relates to each other; and if she will make a statement.”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 185 written questions in the last year — well above 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 73.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 412 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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||£23,594 (106th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£21,772 (284th)||£21,591|
|Office running costs||£21,011 (176th)||£29,718 (10th)||£28,440 (joint 32nd with 1 other)||£20,034|
|Staffing costs||£72,688 (608th)||£66,091 (621st)||£64,934 (616th)||£67,109|
|Communications Allowance||£4,128 (501st)||£1,954 (559th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,198 (329th)1||£6,125 (392nd)2||£4,384 (498th)||£3,951|
|Members' Staff Travel||£57 (joint 370th with 1 other)||£224 (310th)||£374 (joint 253rd with 1 other)||£574|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£545 (189th)||£706 (161st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£814 (626th)||£240 (joint 607th with 1 other)||£881 (joint 323rd with 1 other)||£485|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£980 (569th)||£3,074 (282nd)||£800||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,065 (joint 523rd with 3 others)||£1,025 (joint 376th with 1 other)||£845|
|Other Costs||£3,817 (51st)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£133,851 (513th)||£130,186 (531st)||£124,884 (512th)||£115,389|
1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £2,307 (337th). Rail £3,767 (252nd). Air £131 (154th). Misc £5 (250th). Other: Rail £546 (39th). Air £174 (30th). European £268 (125th).