Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Esther McVey voted on key issues
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against a smoking banDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
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Conservative MP for Wirral West
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- 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 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 79.64% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 154 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
) Ltd, 27 Seymour Terrace Liverpool L3 5PE. Provision of serviced offices.
(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)
8. Land and Property
Commercial property in Liverpool from which rental income is received.
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