Bill Esterson

MP, Sefton Central

Sefton Central Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Bill Esterson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 14 Oct 2014

    Foetal alcohol syndrome – Bill Esterson. 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions 10 Sep 2014

    Small businesses in my constituency have long since given up trying to jump through the hoops that they face in even bidding for Government contracts. They certainly do not recognise the description that the Minister gave of the opportunities for Government procurement. Is not the truth that despite all his talk, it is almost impossible for small businesses to get Government contracts?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Victims of Crime 9 Sep 2014

    Colin McGinty was murdered almost 14 years ago. His parents recently gave a victim statement remotely, but the chair of the parole panel forgot to turn off his microphone and they overheard him say that their views would be disregarded. No doubt the Justice Secretary is explaining what happened. They have received an apology for what happened, which was incredibly distressing, as Members will...

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Labour MP for Sefton Central

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Teachers: Training
  • Serco
  • Rescue Services
  • Rescue Services: Liverpool

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (7 Nov 2011 to 25 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 6QG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): BASF paid directly for travel, accommodation and incidentals, total value £920.54
Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Date of visit: 23-24 July 2013
Purpose of visit: Industry and Parliament Trust industry visit to the BASF complex in Ludwigshafen
(Registered 30 August 2013)
8. Land and Property
Two flats in Brompton, Kent, from which rental income is received.
House in Chatham, from which rental income is received.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Leaps & Bounds (Training) Ltd; training consultancy.

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