Rachel Reeves

MP, Leeds West

Leeds West Labour

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How Rachel Reeves voted
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Rachel Reeves never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) 17 Dec 2014

    We did say, in 2013, how we would pay for that. There are three different measures. First, we would reverse the Chancellor’s tax cut for hedge funds announced in the 2013 Budget, which it is estimated will save 150 million. Secondly, we would reverse the Chancellor’s shares-for-rights scheme, which has opened up a tax loophole and will lead to 1 billion being lost to...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) 17 Dec 2014

    I beg to move, That this House believes that the housing benefit social sector size criteria, otherwise known as the bedroom tax, should be abolished with immediate effect. Today, Members of this House have a chance and a choice: a chance to put right one of the worst injustices we have seen under this unfair, out-of-touch Government; and a choice to make about where they stand on the...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) 17 Dec 2014

    If the right hon. Gentleman participated in previous debates on this matter, he would know that the rule for private housing was not retrospective, so it did not affect people who were already living in their accommodation. In addition, in the private sector there is no security of tenure, which has hitherto existed in the social rented sector. The numbers affected by this indefensible policy...

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Labour MP for Leeds West

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 8 Dec 2014.

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: UCATT
(a) Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 21 February 2014)
(a) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(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: The money was raised at a fundraising event for the benefit of Leeds West Constituency Labour Party and Pudsey Constituency Labour Party in support of myself and the Labour Party Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for another constituency. The total raised was approximately £14,000 and I will receive approximately £7,000.
(a) Donor status: Unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 7 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
(a) Address of donor: Plumtree Court, London EC4A 4HT
(a) 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 28 February 2015, at a value of £52,085
(a) Date of receipt: 20 October 2014
(a) Date of acceptance: 20 October 2014
(a) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(a) (Registered 17 October 2014; updated 14 November 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel 
Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights costing £550, additional transport costing £60, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of: £640; total value of £1,250. (Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and the IDC Herzliya.)
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories
Date of visit: 7-9 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus
(Registered 14 January 2014)

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