Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

A selection of Chris Leslie's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Chris Leslie

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tate Modern 26 Mar 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the (a) purchase and (b) installation cost was of the banner used at his speaking engagement at the Tate Modern on 20 February 2015.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Written Questions: Government Responses 26 Mar 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to reply to Question 224839 tabled on 20 February 2015 for answer on 25 February 2015.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Pensioners: Income Tax 26 Mar 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the number of pensioners liable to pay income tax in the 2013-14 financial year who (a) did not have online access to and (b) were not sent tax forms by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC); and what steps HMRC is taking to ensure those pensioners have access to such forms.

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Nottingham East

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Changed party from Labour on 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Shipley


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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Procurement
  • Public Expenditure
  • Training
  • Bank Services
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs) (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 5 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 69 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2005, according to constituents.
  • People have made 21 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1055 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) Chatham House; (2) Centre for European Reform
Address of donor: (1) 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE; (2) 14 Great College St, London SW1P 3RX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Return flights at £453.64 and car parking at £60.70; (2) Hotel stay for two nights at £254; £768.34 in total
Destination of visit: Krakow, Poland
Date of visit: 5-7 June 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend British-Polish round table event
(Registered 10 June 2014)
Name of donor: Embassy of Japan in the UK.  
Address of donor: 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, £4,807.86 (including tax); accommodation in Tokyo and Kyoto, £925; internal transport, £200; £4,932 in total
Destination of visit: Japan (Tokyo and Kyoto)
Date of visit: 10-14 February 2015
Purpose of visit: to meet senior figures in the Japanese government, private sector and academia in my capacity as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
(Registered 3 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
Terraced house in Shipley, West Yorkshire; until May 2014. (Updated 6 March 2015)
Terraced house in London from which I derive rental income. (Registered 12 August 2013)

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