Bill Esterson

Sefton Central Labour

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How Bill Esterson voted
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Bill Esterson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Education: Academies 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he plans to allow Ofsted to inspect bodies which run chains of academy schools.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Royal Mail 1 Apr 2014

    The Secretary of State was warned beforehand that he had undervalued the sell-off. He did not achieve value for money, and priority investors stand accused of profiteering. The public feel ripped off and will wonder why he is still in his job. How can this possibly be a success?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions 1 Apr 2014

    I cannot speak highly enough of the staff at Southport hospital who cared for me when I spent three days there as a patient last month. They told me that GPs now routinely send older patients straight to A and E because their funding has been cut and that community services are no longer in place to support people in their own homes, which is all leading to a crisis at A and E. Is not the sad...

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Labour MP for Sefton Central

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Teachers: Training
  • Serco
  • 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: 7 Apr 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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