How Christopher Leslie voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Christopher Leslie hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much in real terms his Department spent on public opinion polling in each of the last 10 years.
Will the Chief Secretary confirm that table 2.3 on page 67 of the autumn statement shows that total managed expenditure will fall to 35% of GDP by 2020? According to the Office for Budget Responsibility, that is a level not seen since the late 1930s. Does he stand by the autumn statement or not?
It does not sound as though the right hon. Gentleman stands by the autumn statement much, Mr Speaker. On Wednesday, the chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility wrote to the Business Secretary confirming that the autumn statement and all the policy assumptions leading to this figure of 35% were “signed off by the ‘quad’”. Is the Chief Secretary still a member...
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Labour MP for Nottingham East
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Shipley
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Bank Services
- Employment Agencies
Currently held offices
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 11 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 13 Jun 2003)
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 210 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 76.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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 18–19 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") 1026 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
6. Overseas visits
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
Date of visit: 5-7 June 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend British-Polish round table event
(Registered 10 June 2014)
8. Land and Property
Terraced house in London from which I derive rental income. (Registered 12 August 2013)
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