Chris Leslie

Former MP, Nottingham East

Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Madagascar: Mining 24 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of offering assistance to conservation organisations in Madagascar for the protection of the environment from the effect of unregulated sapphire mining; and if she will make a statement.
  • Legislating for Uk Withdrawal from the EU 30 Mar 2017

    The Secretary of State needs to make it clear now that all those regulations and protocols relating to justice, home affairs, protection, security and terrorism will stay part of our laws with the co-operation requirements that we have upon us, because in their article 50 letter yesterday, shamefully, the Government suggested circumstances where we may consider withdrawing or weakening our...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Knives: Sentencing 30 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when the Sentencing Council for England and Wales plans to publish its revised guidelines on sentencing for knife possession as a result of its consultation of 6 October 2016; and if she will make a statement.

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Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Nottingham East

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Shipley

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Topics of interest

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

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Procurement
  • Public Expenditure
  • Training
  • Bank Services
  • Consultants

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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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — above 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 62.74% 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1124 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
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: 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)
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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