Michael Ellis

The Solicitor-General

Conservative MP for Northampton North

@Michael_Ellis1 https://facebook.com/MichaelEllisNorthampton

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Michael Ellis’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Michael Ellis’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Crown Prosecution Service: Pay 3 Sep 2019

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not keep records on how many occasions CPS staff deputised for a role at a higher grade than their own but were not paid at the corresponding rate. This data cannot be gathered without incurring disproportionate cost.
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Crown Prosecution Service: Legal Profession 3 Sep 2019

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has recruited 197 lawyers over the last four quarters (July 2018 to June 2019). A breakdown is provided in the following table: QTR Total number of lawyers - All legal grades July – September 2018 41 October – December 2018 52 January – March 2019 54 April – June 2019 50 Grand Total 197 Data Source: Trent HR Database
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Crown Prosecution Service: Disclosure of Information 3 Sep 2019

    The Attorney General’s Review published in November 2018 made a series of recommendations to improve disclosure practice. Since then, the Crown Prosecution Service, under Phase Two of the National Disclosure Improvement Plan, has undertaken a number of activities to increase the rigour and application of the disclosure test in volume crime. The explosion in both the capability and use of...

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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
  • Forests
  • Embassies: Iran

Currently held offices

  • The Solicitor-General (since 26 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (23 May 2019 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (9 Jan 2018 to 23 May 2019)
  • 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 23 debates in the last year — 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 93.93% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 194 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Sep 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).

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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