Esther McVey

MP, Wirral West

Wirral West Conservative

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How Esther McVey voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Esther McVey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes 27 Nov 2014

    The Department has undertaken one study adapting the claimant profiling approach currently used in Australia and is documented in the published report DWP Working Paper 116 (2013). We are exploring segmentation as a way to modernise service delivery and ensure we have the most effective support for all groups. Reference: Predicting likelihood of long-term...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Young People 27 Nov 2014

    This Government is committed to supporting young people and doing everything it can to help them into work. We’ve seen youth unemployment fall for the past 13 months - it’s now 25% lower than a year ago - and this year we’ve seen the largest annual fall of youth unemployment on record. We have a range of support to help young people find employment, recognising the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 27 Nov 2014

    There is no formal policy to liaise with Health and Social Service agencies when a sanction is applied. However, the department recognises the importance of ensuring claimants understand the requirements they must fulfil to get benefit, the consequences of not complying and support available when sanctioned, including reconsideration, appeal and hardship payments. As part of this, work...

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Conservative MP for Wirral West

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Overseas Students: Loans
  • Science: Research
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Students: Loans
  • Pupil Exclusions

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 77.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 203 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Esther McVey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 201 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

1. Directorships
Making It (UK) Ltd, 27 Seymour Terrace Liverpool L3 5PE. Provision of serviced offices.
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: Lady Beryl Steinberg
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Flowidea Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Arbuthnot House, 20 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9AR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02463564
(a) (Registered 10 April 2014, updated 27 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr David R Hind
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Charles Dunstone
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr O J W Pawle
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr C Carter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 14 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr M Slade
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 14 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr A Endfield
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 14 October 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Directors of Aintree Racecourse
Address of donor: Ormskirk Road, Liverpool L9 5AS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Corporate hospitality packages for two people at Grand National Day, at a cost of £580 per person, total £1,160.
Date of receipt: 5 April 2014
Date of acceptance: 5 April 2014
Donor status: company, registration number 2909409
(Registered 25 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Commercial property in Liverpool from which rental income is received.

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