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.
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
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 42 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
44 votes for, 7 votes against, 29 absences, between 2010–2018
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Does the Minister accept that crucial investment from the European Investment Bank and the European regional development fund recently underpinned the midlands engine investment fund and that a hard Brexit risks pulling the rug from underneath many critical investment projects? He knows in his heart that a “cake and eat it” Brexit is a pure delusion and that his European Research...
Given the extraordinary trail of evidence that the Prime Minister has shared with the House today, and the number of communities affected, is it not all the more important that everyone in all corners of the Chamber should express their total faith and confidence in the police and the security forces? We do not do that simply so that we can pay lip service to them or thank them; expressing...
The Minister has already made reference to the situation at Nottingham Prison, in my constituency. For at least the past year, it has been going through considerable challenges, not only with deaths in custody, but with endemic psychoactive substance misuse. Will he explain and put a timeline on the interventions that he is making and on when we will be able to see some improvements in...
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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
Chris Leslie campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Public Expenditure
- Bank Services
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below 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 79.92% 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.
- 83 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Leslie’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1243 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
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)
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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