Chris Leslie

Independent MP for Nottingham East

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Chris Leslie

Last updated: 3 Apr 2019

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  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill: Duties in connection with Article 50 extension 3 Apr 2019

    My hon. Friend’s points are particularly relevant to new clauses 4 and 5 in the name of the hon. Member for Stone (Sir William Cash) which seek, I believe artificially, to restrict the nature of amendments that could be placed in relation to any motion on an extension. It is very relevant to new clauses 4 and 5 for us on this side of the House to say “No, there should be greater latitude...
  • Leaving the European Union — [James Gray in the Chair] 1 Apr 2019

    The petition that I particularly wish to address is that signed by over 6 million members of the public, calling on the Government and Members of Parliament to be prepared to revoke article 50 in the face of a Brexit catastrophe and support remaining in the European Union. Over 8.6% of my constituents—some 9,500 people in my constituency—have signed that petition. In December, I and other...
  • Leaving the European Union — [James Gray in the Chair] 1 Apr 2019

    My hon. Friend has been very prescient on this issue. He has been consistent throughout—as have many hon. Members present—and I give him credit for that. Faced with this petition, which has been signed by 6 million people, it is our duty to ensure that these views are not pigeonholed and sidelined in Westminster Hall, but that they are heard by the Government. It is not just a junior...

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Independent MP for Nottingham East

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 17 Feb 2019

Also represented Shipley

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

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Apr 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Bindmans LLP
Address of donor: 236 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8HB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £6,091, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Harper Macleod LLP
Address of donor: Citypoint, 65 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £8,184, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Morag Ross QC
Address of donor: Axiom Advocates, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £8,084, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Gerry Facenna QC
Address of donor: 1 and 2 Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn, London WC1R 5NR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £7,230, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Anneli Howard
Address of donor: 1 and 2 Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn, London WC1R 5NR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £1,821, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: UK-EU Open Policy Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2NB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,774 towards court fees, travel expenses and overnight costs in connection with the Wightman case

Date received: 21 August 2018 to 23 December 2018

Date accepted: 23 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 08 January 2019)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
I have also received legal services, yet to be costed, from Stephen Donnelly of AM Advocates, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF. These were in connection with the Wightman case. (Registered 28 January 2019)

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