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.

However, Tobias Ellwood sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Burma: Military Aid 20 Sep 2017

    In light of the ongoing violence in Burma's Rakhine State and the growing humanitarian crisis it has caused, the UK Ministry of Defence has decided to suspend all practical defence engagement with Burma, and all ongoing educational training has been suspended with immediate effect.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes 19 Sep 2017

    The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been at the forefront of Her Majesty's Government's relief efforts. As of 1100 hrs on 19 September 2017, the MOD had 1,293 personnel in the region. They have provided aid, security assistance, engineering support and support to the civilian government to some of the worst hit areas. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) MOUNTS BAY was deliberately pre-positioned for...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army Reserve: Prestatyn 19 Sep 2017

    119 Recovery Company, the primary user of the Army Reserve Centre in Prestatyn, will be vacating the site in the next couple of years. The individual Reservists affected will be assisted to transfer to other units in the region based on their personal circumstances. The Reserve Forces and Cadets Association, the site owner, is in the process of considering the sites future use. This includes...

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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 29 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: 11 Sep 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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