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.
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1999–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
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Chris Leslie has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 23 May 2018
There are only two issues that come out of this debate. The first is about honour. The right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve) tried to ensure that he got a deal from the Prime Minister. He went with other Members to negotiate with her and she made a promise to him about an amendment, but that promise was not necessarily fulfilled in the interpretation of the Members who...
The right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry) has spoken with passion and clarity, and above all she has spoken about courage and about putting our country first. I should like to pay particular tribute to the hon. Member for Bracknell (Dr Lee), who has done exactly that today. This involved personal sacrifice—and who knows what the electorate might do in the future—but he is...
No, I am not going to give way. There are lots of others who want to speak—[Interruption.] No, sit down. If the Government were to accept the amendment, and if the House were to approve that—as it would, because this would be done by consensus—that issue would then go to the House of Lords. Through the discussions that would subsequently take place there, it might be amended...
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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 66 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 82.45% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1233 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.
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)
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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