Tobias Ellwood

MP, Bournemouth East

Bournemouth East Conservative

Tobias Ellwood campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Tobias Ellwood’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Tobias Ellwood’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Tobias Ellwood’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: West Bank 28 Jul 2016

    The UK position on demolitions is clear: demolitions cause unnecessary suffering to ordinary Palestinians; are harmful to the peace process; and are, in all but the most exceptional of cases, contrary to international humanitarian law. Officials from our Embassy in Tel Aviv have raised our opposition to demolitions with the Israeli authorities repeatedly, most recently on 12 July, and urged...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: COE Commissioner for Human Rights 28 Jul 2016

    Following his visit to the United Kingdom from 17 – 22 January, Commissioner Mui~nieks published his “Memorandum on surveillance and oversight mechanisms in the United Kingdom” on 17 May. The same day Her Majesty’s Government formally responded, detailing the necessity of surveillance powers and the ways in which the Government has bought world-leading oversight...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen: Peace Negotiations 26 Jul 2016

    The Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Mr Johnson), met his Saudi, Emirates and US counterparts on 19 July in London to review the situation in Yemen. A political solution is the best way to bring long-term stability and end the conflict. We welcome and fully support the UN led talks in Kuwait: now is the time to reach an agreement. We will...

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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

  • 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 37 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 76.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tobias Ellwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 735 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

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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