Rob Wilson

MP, Reading East

Reading East Conservative

Rob Wilson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Young People 24 Feb 2017

    The Government has no plans to announce the new youth policy statement before the 2017 Spring Budget.
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Young People 24 Feb 2017

    My Department has been speaking to a range of national youth sector organisations to test our consultation plans for the development of the new Youth Policy Statement. Following this feedback, a formal consultation will be launched. This consultation will be accompanied by a series of events to which national and local youth organisations, as well as local authorities, other statutory...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Youth Services 24 Feb 2017

    The Youth Policy Statement will highlight innovative approaches to delivery, showcase examples of existing good practice by local authorities and the youth sector and - through the consultation process - help government understand how we can help create the conditions for successful local delivery. Government is already investing significant amounts in youth provision including the National...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Reading East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Official Hospitality
  • Christmas
  • Iraq
  • Departmental Recycling
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (27 Sep 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 19 May 2008)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Oct 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Rob Wilson’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 very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 253 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Reading Football Club
Address of donor: Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Reading's Madejski Stadium, total value £120 (Registered together with matches attended on 11 March and 9 April 2016.)

Date received: 23 January 2016

Date accepted: 23 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 53703

(Registered 29 April 2016)
Name of donor: Reading Football Club
Address of donor: Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Reading's Madejski Stadium, total value £120 (Registered together with matches attended on 23 January and 9 April 2016.)

Date received: 11 March 2016

Date accepted: 11 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 53703

(Registered 29 April 2016)
Name of donor: Reading Football Club
Address of donor: Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Reading's Madejski Stadium, total value £120 (Registered together with matches attended on 23 January and 11 March 2016.)

Date received: 9 April 2016

Date accepted: 9 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 53703

(Registered 29 April 2016)
Name of donor: Reading Football Club
Address of donor: Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Reading's Madejski Stadium, total value £120

Date received: 19 November 2016

Date accepted: 19 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 53703

(Registered 20 December 2016)
Name of donor: William Hill
Registered Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, total value £500

Date received: 6 November 2016

Date accepted: 6 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 278208

(Registered 04 January 2017)
Name of donor: Hestview Ltd (trading as Sky Bet)
Address of donor: 2 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with hospitality, to attend a football match at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, total value approximately £900

Date received: 23 November 2016

Date accepted: 23 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01100741

(Registered 01 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A flat in Reading: (i).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jane Wilson, as part time Constituency Assistant. (Registered 01 February 2017)

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