Chris Leslie campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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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Chris Leslie generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against.
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Given that the east and west midlands together could generate significant growth for our economy if they got the right road, rail and skills infrastructure, and given that today is Nottingham in Parliament day, will the Chancellor acknowledge that the autumn statement should bring forward those ambitions for the midlands engine?
Just to be crystal clear about the Prime Minister’s statement and her answers, is it her intention that the UK will be leaving the customs union?
The Minister should realise that people living in supported accommodation are among the most vulnerable in society. He has left a whole series of charities and others in the third sector, including Framework in Nottingham, in limbo as a result of the lack of a decision on this issue. He must ensure that the Government put their money where their mouth is and support those vulnerable people....
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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
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Public Expenditure
- Bank Services
Other offices held in the past
- 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
- Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 1098 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Queen
Address of donor: Palliser Road, West Kensington, London W14 9EQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, with associated hospitality, for the Aegon Championships; total value £530
Date received: 19 June 2016
Date accepted: 19 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 23072
(Registered 05 July 2016
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837
Destination of visit: Kuwait
Date of visit: 30 January - 2 February 2016
Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group
on Kuwait delegation
(Registered 11 February 2016)
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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