Rachel Reeves

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Leeds West Labour

Rachel Reeves’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Rachel Reeves’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show 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
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

We have lots more plain English analysis of Rachel Reeves’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rachel Reeves’s full vote analysis page for more.

Rachel Reeves never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day] — Tax Avoidance and Multinational Companies 3 Feb 2016

    I do not misunderstand how the corporation tax system is applied, but without information from HMRC, and without publication of the deal, it is difficult to know exactly how much tax Google should be paying. That is why we are seeking answers. Also, there have been $8 billion of royalty payments to Bermuda. Does the hon. Gentleman really think that that is where the economic activity is and...
  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day] — Tax Avoidance and Multinational Companies 3 Feb 2016

    Last year Google funnelled 8 billion-worth of royalty payments to Bermuda. Does my hon. Friend believe that the British Government should be doing much more to crack down on tax havens, particularly those that are British overseas territories?
  • UK-EU Renegotiation 3 Feb 2016

    British workers benefit from employment rights guaranteed at the EU level. Will the Prime Minister assure us that his renegotiation does not affect important employment rights, including rights to paid leave, equal rights for part-time workers and fair pay for agency workers?

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Labour MP for Leeds West

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

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Universal Credit
  • Government Procurement Card
  • Pay
  • Recruitment
  • Plants

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Address of donor: Plumtree Court, London EC4A 4HT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: analyst to support me in my role as Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary from 20 October 2014 to 31 March 2015, at a value of £63,045 (Updated 14 November 2014 and 16 December 2014)

Date of receipt: 20 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 17 October 2014)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £70,000 given through the Central Labour Party to support me in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Date of receipt: 22 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 6 January 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 January 2015)
Name of donor: Leeds West CLP via Central Labour Party
Address of donor: c/o Labour Party, Kings Manor, Newcastle NE1 6PA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: fundraising event for the benefit of Leeds West, Elmet & Rothwell and Dewsbury CLPs, in support of myself and prospective Labour Party parliamentary candidates. The total raised was approx. £8,000 and I will receive approx. £3,000.

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 06 January 2015)
Name of donor: UCATT
Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date of receipt: 15 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 15 January 2015

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 January 2015)
Name of donor: Labour Party via Central Labour Party
Address of donor: c/o Labour Party, Kings Manor, Newcastle NE1 6PA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: fundraising event in support of myself and two other prospective Labour Party parliamentary candidates. The total raised was £25,000 (which includes no registrable donations) and I will receive £7,000.

Date of receipt: 11 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 11 March 2015

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 11 March 2015)

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