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 wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Esther McVey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Youth Employment (Support) 1 Sep 2014

    Young people are offered extra support through the Youth Contract and the Work programme. I am pleased to be able to say that we have seen the largest annual fall in youth unemployment since records began, and the youth claimant count is nearly 188,000 lower than at the 2010 general election. However, we are not complacent. There is more we can do, and we are piloting new schemes for...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Youth Employment (Support) 1 Sep 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend for the work he is doing in his constituency by helping to set up the Wolverhampton employment network, bringing employers and the local college together. We are doing many more things: not only are there over 1 million more young people on apprenticeships now, but we have had 150,000 on work experience placements since 2012, and 60,000 in sector-based work academies....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Youth Employment (Support) 1 Sep 2014

    It seems that only the Labour party is still calling for incentive schemes and guarantee schemes. Even Europe is now saying what a good job the UK is doing on youth unemployment and looking at how we are moving forward. We had a wage incentive scheme, but that has stopped because we are moving the money into other areas where it is needed more. That is the right thing to do—spending the...

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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

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 22 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 78.50% 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.
  • 201 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Esther McVey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 189 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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
(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
(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)
(a) Name of donor: Henry Angest
(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 10 April 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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