Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

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Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

Chris Leslie’s voting in Parliament

Chris Leslie is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Nov 2018

    We have been going for about an hour now and it is quite clear that not a single right hon. or hon. Member has supported the plans that the Prime Minister has set out. It is clear that she cannot command the House of Commons on these proposals. In fact, I am almost tempted to ask Conservative Members to put their hands up if they actually support the Prime Minister on this set of proposals....
  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Nov 2018

    You said it.
  • Universal Credit Roll-out: Nottingham 14 Nov 2018

    As my hon. Friend knows, the false economy of some of the new systems worries me. That is one of the reasons why I have always argued that advice services should be a statutory function. Citizens Advice states that for every £1 invested in advice services, we can save £10 from people falling out of the benefits system because of mistakes and so forth. Is not the worry about this...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Nottingham East

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Shipley

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Topics of interest

Chris Leslie campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Procurement
  • Public Expenditure
  • Training
  • Bank Services
  • Consultants

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (7 Oct 2013 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs) (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 5 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1250 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket, with associated hospitality, for the Queen’s Club Fever-Tree Championships; total value £400

Date received: 21 June 2018

Date accepted: 21 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 19 July 2018)
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club Ltd (AELTC)
Address of donor: Church Road, Wimbledon SW19 5AE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with associated hospitality, for the AELTC Tennis Championships; total value £340

Date received: 13 July 2018

Date accepted: 13 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01429062

(Registered 19 July 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Pakistan High Commission
Address of donor: 34-36 Lowndes Square, London SW1X 9JN

Destination of visit: Pakistan and Kashmir

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation with a value of £577.30; flights with a value of £2,330.57; £2,907.87 in total

Dates of visit: 17-20 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Leading delegation, as Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group, to Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

(Registered 15 October 2018)
Name of donor: World Federation of Exchanges
Address of donor: 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR

Destination of visit: Athens, Greece

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation with a value of £529.25; flights with a value of £397.20; £926.45 in total

Dates of visit: 2-4 October 2018

Purpose of visit: Guest Speaker at World Federation of Exchanges Annual Conference.

(Registered 15 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Terraced house in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 12 August 2013)

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