Tobias Ellwood

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

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Bournemouth East Conservative

Tobias Ellwood’s voting in Parliament

Tobias Ellwood is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Tobias Ellwood generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Gulf War Syndrome 16 Oct 2017

    No recent discussions have taken place with the Secretary of State for Health regarding Gulf War Syndrome. We have already undertaken a substantial amount of research which has indicated there is no illness which is specific to 1990/91 Gulf Veterans. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) continues to keep a watching brief on Gulf Veterans illness but in line with the Medical Research Council review...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Gliding 16 Oct 2017

    Volunteer Gliding Squadron courses are allocated on a rolling basis and vary according to requirements between longer Silver Wings Courses and shorter Blue/Bronze Wings courses. Consequently, the total number of course places available is not programmed in advance. However, it is envisaged to be greatly expanded in 2018, compared to 2017. In addition, we are expanding other aspects of the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Hygiene 16 Oct 2017

    To ensure the operational effectiveness of their Units, the Royal Navy takes food hygiene extremely seriously. Galleys are subjected to routine cleans, followed by formal inspections by individual chefs and Logistics and Executive personnel, in addition to Operational Sea Training and Flotilla inspections.

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Conservative MP for Bournemouth East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Tobias Ellwood campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • Libya
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (since 14 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (15 Jul 2014 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2006)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Tobias Ellwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tobias Ellwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 891 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Ongoing service in the Territorial Army. Payments are received from the Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Nicholas Addyman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 towards my election fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2017)

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