Rachel Reeves

Former MP, Leeds West

Leeds West Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Rachel Reeves never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Leeds West

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 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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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 92 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 57.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 114 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 210 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Leeds West CLP via Central Labour Party
(a) Address of donor: c/o Labour Party, Kings Manor, Newcastle NE1 6PA
(a) 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.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 6 January 2015)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
(b) Address of donor: Plumtree Court, London EC4A 4HT
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 20 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 17 October 2014; updated 14 November 2014, 16 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) 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.
(b) Date of receipt: 22 December 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 6 January 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 6 January 2015)
(b) Name of donor: UCATT
(b) Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(b) Date of receipt: 15 January 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 15 January 2015
(b) Donor status: trade union
(b) (Registered 21 January 2015)
(b) 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.
(b) Date of receipt: 11 March 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 11 March 2015
(b) Donor status: unincorporated association
(b) (Registered 11 March 2015)

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