Tobias Ellwood

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

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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Tobias Ellwood has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: War Widows: Pensions 26 Jul 2017

    The numbers of people in receipt of a War Widow(er)s pension in the years requested are provided below. 31 March 2014 22,446 31 March 2015 20,533 31 March 2016 18,950 31 March 2017 17,311
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Allowances 26 Jul 2017

    The total number of members of the Armed Forces who received an Operational Allowance in the years requested is shown below: Financial Year Number of Service Personnel receiving an Operational Allowance 2014-15 15,592 2015-16 4,729 2016-17 5,994
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Training 26 Jul 2017

    Yes, Service leavers who are being, or are likely to be, medically discharged are entitled to all elements of the Core Resettlement Programme (CRP) plus the Specialist Support Programme (SSP) which are provided by the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Career Transition Partnership (CTP) with Right Management Ltd (the delivery contractor). The CRP provides access to vocational training so that...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 30 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.
  • 136 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tobias Ellwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 885 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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.

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