Michael Ellis

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Conservative MP for Northampton North

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Michael Ellis’s voting in Parliament

Michael Ellis is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Michael Ellis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Michael Ellis voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Michael Ellis has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Public Libraries 7 Jan 2019

    Libraries play an important role in giving everyone opportunities to improve their life chances and achieve their full potential. In doing so they serve a diverse range of people from all backgrounds, including those in lower socio-economic groups. In addition, DCMS’s Taking Part Survey indicates that unlike other cultural sectors, public library use in 2017/18 by people in black or...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism 20 Dec 2018

    VisitBritain (VB) is responsible for marketing the UK as a whole to the rest of the world and have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tourism Northern Ireland (TNI) to work together on a variety of promotional activities. As part of this MOU, Northern Ireland products are used in marketing campaigns such as GREAT, images of Northern Ireland are used in VBImages and they participate in...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Libraries: Disadvantaged 20 Dec 2018

    The responsibility of the Secretary of State under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 is to superintend, and promote the improvement of, the public library service provided by local authorities in England only. Public libraries policy in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is a devolved matter and is the responsibility of the Devolved Administrations. Libraries NI delivers the...

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Conservative MP for Northampton North

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Michael Ellis campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Iran
  • Iran: Sanctions
  • Middle East
  • Middle East: Armed Conflict
  • Embassies: Iran

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (13 Jul 2015 to 2 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (13 Jul 2015 to 2 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Feb 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Michael Ellis’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 77 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Ellis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 158 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Arnold Estates Ltd. UK property company.
Arnold Estates LLC. US property company.
MSA Properties Ltd. Property investment company. (Registered 27 May 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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