Liz Kendall

MP, Leicester West

Leicester West Labour

Liz Kendall’s voting in Parliament

Liz Kendall is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Liz Kendall’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Liz Kendall occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Local Government Funding — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 3 Feb 2016

    With the greatest respect, that was a head-in-the-sand denial of the problems. The Minister said that, overall, the Government’s proposals are fair. They are not. The areas with the greatest need and the most deprived communities have been hit hardest. I ask the Minister to look again at what is happening to adult social care. I am deeply concerned that care home providers will fail and...
  • Local Government Funding — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 3 Feb 2016

    My hon. Friend mentions the difficulties and cuts in social care services. Has she seen in her local NHS the problems of more elderly people going into hospital and the delayed discharges from hospital, which, as I have argued before, cost the taxpayer more?
  • Local Government Funding — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 3 Feb 2016

    I beg to move, That the House has considered changes to the level of local government funding. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I want to start by paying tribute to councils across the country that are doing amazing work in very difficult circumstances to get better results for their citizens and better value for taxpayers’ money. I am a long-standing...

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Labour MP for Leicester West

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Women and Equalities
  • Health Services
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Epilepsy

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (Care and Older People) (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 70 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 59.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 120 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
9 November 2015, £350 received from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on the programme ‘This Week’ on 22 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 November 2015)
12 November 2015, £203 received from Cheltenham Festivals, 109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS, for speaking on a panel. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 November 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 May 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 22 May 2015

Date accepted: 23 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Tim Allan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for office rent to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 26 May 2015

Date accepted: 26 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Patricia Hewitt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 for office rent to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 26 May 2015

Date accepted: 26 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: David Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for office rent to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 26 May 2015

Date accepted: 26 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Craven
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 8 June 2015

Date accepted: 8 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Joanne Milligan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 9 June 2015

Date accepted: 9 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Clive Hollick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 10 June 2015

Date accepted: 10 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Foster
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 (increased to £10,000 on 4 July 2015), to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 24 June 2015

Date accepted: 24 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Foster
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 loan, unsecured and interest free (adjusted to £10,000 on 4 July 2015, and repaid on 6 July 2015). This was to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party.

Date received: 24 June 2015

Date accepted: 24 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: Gurnek Bains
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 6 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: Thomas Woodward
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000, to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 1 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: David Rowntree
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 23 June 2015

Date accepted: 23 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,475 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 23 June 2015

Date accepted: 24 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 July 2015)
Name of donor: Tom Chandos
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour party

Date received: 30 June 2015

Date accepted: 30 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 July 2015)
Name of donor: Eric Salama
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour party

Date received: 3 July 2015

Date accepted: 3 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 July 2015)
Name of donor: Dan Marks
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 9 July 2015

Date accepted: 9 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Gina Miller
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 17 July 2015

Date accepted: 17 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 August 2015)
Name of donor: Stelio Stefanou
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 22 July 2015

Date accepted: 22 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 August 2015)
Name of donor: Margaret McDonagh
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,100 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 7 August 2015

Date accepted: 7 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Janet Cohen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 6 August 2015)

Date received: 27 July 2015

Date accepted: 27 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Janet Cohen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 27 July 2015)

Date received: 6 August 2015

Date accepted: 6 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Stefanos Stefanou
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 27 July 2015

Date accepted: 27 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Thomas Woodward
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 3 August 2015

Date accepted: 3 August 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2015)
Name of donor: Thomas Woodward
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 September 2015

Date accepted: 1 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 September 2015)
Name of donor: Fiona Mactaggart
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £750 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 24 September 2015)

Date received: 12 September 2015

Date accepted: 12 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 October 2015)
Name of donor: Fiona Mactaggart
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for leadership of the Labour Party (registered together with donation received on 12 September 2015)

Date received: 24 September 2015

Date accepted: 24 September 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 October 2015)
Name of donor: Patricia Hewitt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 28 October 2015

Date accepted: 28 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 November 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Milburn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 16 November 2015

Date accepted: 16 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2015)

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