A selection of Chris Leslie's votes
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
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Chris Leslie never rebelled against their party in this parliament
These are serious times for Greece and the eurozone, and there are risks for Europe and the UK if an urgent resolution cannot be found. Given that the Greek banks are now closed, can I ask the Chancellor about the immediate implications for the UK economy and British citizens? Our exporters, pension funds and the 1 million British visitors to Greece need to know that the UK Government have a...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will answer a question about the state of child poverty.
This morning’s statistics show a depressing slowdown in the progress that we should be making as a country towards the abolition of child poverty in the UK. Will the Secretary of State confirm that the numbers of children in absolute poverty have risen over his time in office? Will he confirm that last year, 19% of children were in absolute poverty, and that this year, 19% of children...
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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
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Public Expenditure
- Bank Services
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 20 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 WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.68% 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") 1069 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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