Phil Wilson’s voting in Parliament
Phil Wilson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Phil Wilson’s votes.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
2 votes for, 15 votes against, 5 absences, between 2008–2015
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, between 2010–2011
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 34 votes against, 13 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2018
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate, which is really important for Teesside and the south Durham area. I want to raise an issue about farming. The National Farmers Union has put out a report on the importance of bioethanol. My constituency covers 150 square miles and is an agricultural area of County Durham. Does my hon. Friend understand what the NFU has briefed on the...
I have asked the Prime Minister before whether her deal is better than the one we have now and she cannot give a straight answer, because I think she knows the answer is no. What undermines the integrity of our democracy, Prime Minister, is to ask—eventually—Members of this House to knowingly vote for something that will make their constituents poorer; it is not those in this House who...
We all know, whatever our views on Brexit, that this is a moment of history critical to the future of our country. I think of my children and my grandchildren and their future in a world that is becoming more uncertain, from climate change, to globalisation, to international terrorism, to the threat of countries like Russia—and into this pot of international and global uncertainty, we...
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Labour MP for Sedgefield
Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Phil Wilson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Schools and Families
- Energy and Climate Change
- Disability Living Allowance
- Combined Heat and Power
- Children: Databases
- Schools in Deprived Areas
- Met Office
Currently held offices
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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