Bill Esterson

MP, Sefton Central

Sefton Central Labour

Bill Esterson’s voting in Parliament

Bill Esterson is a Labour MP, and so 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 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 against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Bill Esterson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Serco
  • Rescue Services

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

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, 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: 28 Sep 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)
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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