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Phil Wilson

Former Labour MP for Sedgefield

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Former Labour MP for Sedgefield

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Work and Pensions
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Treasury
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Children: Databases
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Intercity Express
  • Government Departments: Publicity

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (14 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Vernon Coaker, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Phil Wilson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • 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 79.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my campaigns account

Date received: 16 October 2019

Date accepted: 16 October 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 October 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Dates of visit: 28 July – 1 August 2019

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 27 August 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 7 June 2019, unpaid Director of Phil Wilson Local Campaigns Ltd (not yet trading), a company set up to handle donations for the benefit of my campaigning. (Registered 02 October 2019)

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