Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

Chris Leslie’s voting in Parliament

Chris Leslie is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

However, Chris Leslie sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Leslie generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Leslie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill (Programme): Tax Credits 15 Sep 2015

    The Minister knows that this is a serious matter, and Members on both sides are concerned about the work incentives and making sure we do not unfairly penalise people who want to get back into work. My hon. Friend the Member for Bishop Auckland (Helen Goodman) was right about the rapid increase in the marginal deduction rate to 93% from next April. He needs to address that specific point....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Construction Sector: Cash Retention 15 Sep 2015

    With last week’s construction output figures going backwards, and with so many small construction firms facing cash-flow difficulties, is it any wonder that the house building programme in this country has been so lamentable? Do we need to do more to help SME construction firms, for example with a help-to-build underwrite of some sort behind that loan finance for small building...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Personal Income 7 Sep 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish a distributional analysis of the effect of the measures announced in the Summer Budget 2015 on people in each income group decile.

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Nottingham East

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour until 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 68 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.
  • Has voted in 69.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 1083 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

4. Visits outside the UK
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 03 March 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Terraced house in London: (i) and (ii) (Registered 12 August 2013)

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