Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Bill Esterson voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what specialist services are currently available in hospitals to support patients diagnosed with cancers of unknown origin; and what plans he has to change the mandated minimum provision of such services.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department has issued on diagnosis and treatment of patients found to have cancer of unknown primary foundation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans he has to publish the results of the teacher workload survey dated March 2013.
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Labour MP for Sefton Central
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Work Capability Assessment
- Teachers: Training
- Post Offices
- General Practitioners
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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
6. Overseas visits
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
(Registered 30 August 2013)
8. Land and Property
House in Chatham, from which rental income is received.
(a) Leaps & Bounds (Training) Ltd; training consultancy.
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