Tobias Ellwood

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

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:

  • 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: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Employment 21 Feb 2019

    The Ministry of Defence (MOD) provides all Service leavers with resettlement provision to help prepare them for entering the civilian job market and to make a successful transition to employment, or achieve the wider vocational outcome they seek. The provision entitles Service leavers, depending on their discharge category, to duty time, financial assistance and access to Career Transition...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Military Bases 20 Feb 2019

    The US Authorities are responsible for bearing the majority of the cost of the services of the Ministry of Defence Police deployed on operational duty at RAF bases in the UK that are made available to the United States Visiting Forces.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Research 20 Feb 2019

    The study announced on 22 October 2018 is investigating the cause of death, including of suicide, for all personnel who deployed to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2014. The study includes personnel who are still in service and those that have transitioned into civilian life. The study will initially focus on the whole of the Armed Forces including those who deployed to...

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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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below 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 88.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1015 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

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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