Tobias Ellwood

Conservative MP for Bournemouth East

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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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Recent appearances

  • Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan 30 Jan 2023

    I welcome the statement and the extra investment in the NHS. It was a privilege to visit Bournemouth Hospital recently and meet the dedicated staff, and as the Secretary of State will know, it is expanding with a new A&E facility. Will he visit Bournemouth, meet the staff, and see the progress taking place?
  • Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan 30 Jan 2023

    I welcome the statement and the extra investment in the NHS. It was a privilege to visit Bournemouth Hospital recently and meet the dedicated staff, and as the Secretary of State will know, it is expanding with a new A&E facility. Will he visit Bournemouth, meet the staff, and see the progress taking place?
  • Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan 30 Jan 2023

    I welcome the statement and the extra investment in the NHS. It was a privilege to visit Bournemouth Hospital recently and meet the dedicated staff, and as the Secretary of State will know, it is expanding with a new A&E facility. Will he visit Bournemouth, meet the staff, and see the progress taking place?

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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
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • Libya
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (since 6 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)
  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (since 5 Mar 2020)
  • Chair, Defence Sub-Committee (since 5 Mar 2020)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (14 Jun 2017 to 27 Jul 2019)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Ongoing service in the Territorial Army. Payments are received from the Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Boeing United Kingdom Ltd
Address of donor: 25 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0EX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, £5,135.85; hotel in St Louis, £157.32; meals, £89.75; pad and pen gift, £13.84; taxi, £7.86; total value £5,404.62

Destination of visit: Washington DC and St Louis, United States

Dates of visit: 16-18 May 2022

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to aerospace defence plants.

(Registered 21 June 2022)
Name of donor: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Al Bateen - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£5,095.12) and accommodation (£1,583.89), total value £6,679.01

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi

Dates of visit: 4-6 November 2022

Purpose of visit: Attendance and Participation in Sir Bani Yas Conference to gain an understanding of security issues facing the Middle East and the wider global community.

(Registered 05 December 2022)
Name of donor: Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Address of donor: 30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights, accommodation and meals, value £1,135.16

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 18-20 November 2022

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to the IISS Manama Dialogue 2022 in order to understand the Middle East’s most pressing security challenges.

(Registered 05 December 2022)
Name of donor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Address of donor: Voßstraße 20, 10117, Berlin

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£4,973.48), hotel (£542), meals (£318.80) and meetings souvenir gifts (£100), total value £5,934.28

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 29 November - 2 December 2022

Purpose of visit: Attendance and Participation in transatlantic fact-finding delegation to Taiwan.

(Registered 22 December 2022)

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