Bill Esterson

MP, Sefton Central

Sefton Central Labour

Bill Esterson’s voting in Parliament

Bill Esterson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Bill Esterson’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Bill Esterson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Floods: Effect on Businesses 2 Feb 2016

    The Association of British Insurers puts the average cost of flood damage at 50,000 per business property, yet the average pay-out under the repair and review scheme has been just 1,666. That is well down on the 5,000 promised, with many businesses yet to receive a penny. In an Adjournment debate last week, we heard about the damage caused in Leeds during the last Parliament...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Trans-Pennine Rail Line 28 Jan 2016

    The north of England rail electrification taskforce, which the Minister chaired, recommends as its second priority Liverpool to Manchester via Warrington, with Southport and Kirkby to Salford Crescent as its third. Can he tell us when the work on those projects will take place?
  • Business Transactions: Cash Retentions 27 Jan 2016

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate. He mentioned subcontractors. May I quote to him a subcontractor in my constituency—Steve Murray, the managing director of W T Jenkins? He told me: “Cash retention is harming our sector and our company in particular. We have to wait far too long for the retentions, if we receive them at all. We have lost a lot of revenue...

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Profile

Labour MP for Sefton Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Employment Agencies
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Teachers: Training
  • Small Businesses: Billing
  • Serco

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • 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, Education Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
From 21 October 2015 to 2 December 2015, I received £40 a day from Liverpool City Council, Municipal Buildings, Dale St, Liverpool L2 2DH, for my role as a foster carer (undertaken jointly with my wife). Hours: 168 hrs a week. (Registered 4 November 2015; updated 8 December 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Jane Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 February 2015)
Name of donor: Len Collinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 March 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: Merchants Quays, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3SG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing campaign literature and postage of direct mail; value £8,000 (Updated 22 May 2015)

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 27 March 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Signature Living
Address of donor: 93 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 donation towards Christmas cards

Date received: 17 November 2015

Date accepted: 17 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08124207

(Registered 08 December 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two flats in Brompton, Kent: (i) and (ii)
House in Chatham: (i) and (ii)

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