Rob Wilson

Former MP, Reading East

Reading East Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Life 27 Apr 2017

    Life Charity submitted a project proposal to support vulnerable women in west London, requesting £250,000. Life Charity’s bid described a project that would help vulnerable, homeless or at risk women (for example, those escaping abuse or trafficking) who are pregnant and have nowhere to turn. We will shortly agree the specifics of each of the 70 projects that successfully applied...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Life 27 Apr 2017

    We will shortly finalise the specifics of the grant agreements for each of the 70 projects that successfully applied to the Tampon Tax Fund this year, to ensure that taxpayers' money is put to the best use. We will only make grants where we are 100% certain that they align fully with the aims of the fund. The final decision will be made by the Minister for Civil Society. All applications...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Life 26 Apr 2017

    We will shortly agree the specifics of each of the 70 projects that successfully applied to the Tampon Tax Fund this year, to ensure that taxpayers' money is put to the best use. We will only make grants where we are 100% certain that they align with the aims of the fund.

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Former Conservative MP for Reading East

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Rob Wilson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 16 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 89.08% 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 257 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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

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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