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.
This is a selection of Chris Leslie’s votes.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
22 votes for, 7 votes against, 28 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC
, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on the programme ‘This Week
23 January 2017
, received £350 for an appearance on 12 January 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: BM
Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: company, registration 05635995
(Registered 04 July 2017
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 £630
Date received: 25 June 2017
Date accepted: 25 June 2017
Donor status: company, registration 23072
(Registered 03 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel
(2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI
, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights, accommodation, meals, airport and taxi transfers, with a value of £1,500 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, value £75.
Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories
Dates of visit: 2-6 January 2017
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.
(Registered 18 January 2017)
Name of donor: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung London Office
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Food, accommodation and travel in Berlin with an estimated value of £270. The cost of flights were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany
Dates of visit: 22-23 March 2017
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to the German Parliament
, meeting with German politicians to discuss issues affecting both countries.
(Registered 05 April 2017
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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