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.

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  • 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: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 18 Dec 2018

    Defence: Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care. 2:30 pm; Other
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Minister for Defence People and Veterans Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People, Ministry of Defence Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities Kate Davies, Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services Commissioning, NHS England
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Administration of Justice 6 Dec 2018

    The review of the Service Justice System is under way, led by His Honour Shaun Lyons, and is due to report to Defence Ministers by the end of February 2019. Once the review is complete, we will consider its recommendations and take a decision about publication.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy: Radiation Exposure 6 Dec 2018

    All Royal Navy submariners wear occupational dosimeters while serving on submarines and assessments of occupational radiation exposure are routinely carried out for all submariners employed on operational submarines. This is as required by regulation 36 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017, which are available at: http://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/ionising/

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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 18 debates in the last year — well 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 87.23% 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") 986 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

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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