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.

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

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Recent appearances

  • Data Breach: ARAP Applicants in Afghanistan 21 Sep 2021

    I welcome the statement. I hope that the necessary oversight protocols are now in place to make sure that this does not happen again. The Taliban have not changed. They seek to exact revenge on anyone who worked for NATO. We must get these interpreters out or they will be hunted and killed. If the usual methods, via the ARAP scheme, are not available, may I invite the Secretary of State to...
  • UK Gas Market 20 Sep 2021

    With threats in the grey zone increasing, is Russia playing ball with its gas prices?
  • Defence: Defence Exports 20 Sep 2021

    I welcome the new nuclear alliance with Australia and the United States, but I wish we would use a bit more robust language and say why we are doing it. It is to stand up to China’s current behaviour in the South China sea; let us not continue to be in denial about that. However, the timing and the manner of this announcement are not without diplomatic consequence, and prompt further...

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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

  • 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: 4 Oct 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Ongoing service in the Territorial Army. Payments are received from the Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX.
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for articles for the Mail on Sunday:
29 October 2019, received £500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2021)
5 November 2019, received £300. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2021)
14 January 2020, received £1,000. Hours: 5.5 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2021)
16 February 2021, received £1,000. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2021)
6 April 2021, received £600. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2021)
Payments from Al Jazeera Satellite Channel Ltd, the Shard Level 16, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG, for interviews:
1 June 2021, received £434. Hours: 1.5 hrs inc. prep time. (Registered 01 September 2021)
17 June 2021, received £416. Hours: 2 hrs inc. prep time. (Registered 01 September 2021)
13 July 2021, received £90. Hours: 1 hr inc. prep time. (Registered 01 September 2021)
5 August 2021, received £83. Hours: 2 hrs inc. prep time. (Registered 01 September 2021)

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