Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

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.

However, Chris Leslie sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Leslie generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • The Government's Plan for Brexit 7 Dec 2016

    My hon. and learned Friend is right to insist on a plan. It is important that we do not stand in the way of the will of the British people in the referendum, but does he accept that there are many people in all parts of the House who have some doubts and misgivings about the timing of the invoking of article 50? Many people think that 31 March is simply too soon—that we are rushing...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Insurance 6 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will take steps to ensure that negotiations on the UK's exit from the EU will support the UK's insurance industry so that it remains a significant UK export industry.

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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 31 Oct 2016)

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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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 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 64.52% 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.
  • 92 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Leslie’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1102 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Queen’s Club
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)
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: Two tickets to All England Lawn Tennis Club Championships at Wimbledon; total value £252

Date received: 7 July 2016

Date accepted: 7 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 28 November 2016)
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 hospitality to the ATP World Tour Finals; total value £605

Date received: 20 November 2016

Date accepted: 20 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 28 November 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)
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Economy class flights (international and domestic) £822.51; accommodation £455.91; food and drink £163.96; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £243.56; total £1,685.94

Destination of visit: China (Beijing and Wuhan)

Dates of visit: 13–17 November 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; support British businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 24 November 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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