Esther McVey

Wirral West Conservative

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How Esther McVey voted
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Esther McVey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing 10 Apr 2014

    The only group exempt from the removal of the spare room subsidy and therefore unaffected by the policy are those housing benefit social sector tenants who have reached state pension credit age. Registered foster carers are allowed an additional bedroom if they have fostered a child during the last 52 weeks and parents of armed forces personnel who have been deployed on operations are allowed...
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus 10 Apr 2014

    Jobcentre Plus directly supports domestic violence victims in a number of ways. The jobseeker’s allowance domestic violence (JSA DV) easement helps victims of actual or threatened domestic violence by allowing a break from job seeking activity. This helps to give claimants the opportunity to begin to stabilise their lives and those of their families. The Destitute Domestic Violence...
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus 10 Apr 2014

    Jobcentre staff are advised to confirm, in writing, the details of all appointments a claimant is required to attend. This includes the date, time and location of the appointment, what the claimant must do if they cannot attend and the consequences of failing to attend any of these appointments without good reason.

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Conservative MP for Wirral West

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 20 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 79.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 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.
  • 202 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Esther McVey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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:Mr Anthony Endfield
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 given to the West Wirral Conservative Association for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 July 2013; updated 25 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield L4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation: £5,000 for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 23 July 2013)
(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)
8. Land and Property
Commercial property in Liverpool from which rental income is received.

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