Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

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Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

Chris Leslie’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Children’s Playgrounds 21 Mar 2018

    I am very interested to hear about the action group, which is an important organisation, but I must emphasise again play and playgrounds—the need for structured physical facilities within the parks. If the Minister can ensure that that is part and parcel of one of those six objectives, I would feel a lot happier.
  • Children’s Playgrounds 21 Mar 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the provision of children's playgrounds. Looking at the weather outside, I am sure hon. Members will have noticed that spring has now arrived, or is at least a little closer. Parents across the country are now hoping that they can finally get their children outdoors to run around and go to parks with friends, and to burn off some energy on the...
  • Children’s Playgrounds 21 Mar 2018

    Yes. I know that my hon. Friend is a real campaigner for grassroots neighbourhood issues, and she will know the programme in question more than I do. I will come on to talk about what parents can do when faced with the retreat of the traditions of municipal provision, when they have little choice but to somehow find a voluntary alternative. It is very difficult and resources are quite scarce.

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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

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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

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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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Leslie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.21% 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.
  • 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") 1229 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 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 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 £630

Date received: 25 June 2017

Date accepted: 25 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 23072

(Registered 03 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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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