Chris Leslie

Independent MP for Nottingham East

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Chris Leslie

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  • Preparations for Leaving the EU: Points of Order 8 Oct 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Parliament is expected to prorogue today, but, unusually, the Privy Council website still does not list an Order in Council as having been approved for Prorogation. The matter is listed on the Order Paper and in the House of Lords on the Order Paper, yet, for some reason, an Order in Council does not appear to have been passed so far according to the...
  • Preparations for Leaving the EU 8 Oct 2019

    May I urge the Minister just to pause and reflect on the deliberate dog-whistle briefing issued this morning by No. 10 against Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, in respect of the phone call reported to have taken place between her and the Prime Minister? It has sparked a series of frankly racist attacks against the Germans, from Leave.EU and others. This is an extremely dangerous course...
  • HMRC Impact Analysis: Customs 8 Oct 2019

    To put this £15 billion figure in context, it is the equivalent of a 7% increase in corporation tax for those businesses and firms—or, to put it another way, the exact plan of the Labour leadership, were they to get into power and increase corporation tax. If the Minister shifts to the ideological fringes, he should not be surprised if he sacrifices any claim to be in the party of business.

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Independent MP for Nottingham East

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 17 Feb 2019

Also represented Shipley

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

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  • Business
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  • Education
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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 8 May 2019)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Bindmans LLP
Address of donor: 236 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8HB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £6,091, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Harper Macleod LLP
Address of donor: Citypoint, 65 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £8,184, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Morag Ross QC
Address of donor: Axiom Advocates, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £8,084, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Gerry Facenna QC
Address of donor: 1 and 2 Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn, London WC1R 5NR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £7,230, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Anneli Howard
Address of donor: 1 and 2 Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn, London WC1R 5NR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services with a value of £1,821, in connection with the Wightman case. Additional benefits will be registered when the costs are available.

Date received: 11 January 2018 to 30 April 2018

Date accepted: 11 January 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: UK-EU Open Policy Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2NB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,774 towards court fees, travel expenses and overnight costs in connection with the Wightman case

Date received: 21 August 2018 to 23 December 2018

Date accepted: 23 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 08 January 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Pakistan High Commission
Address of donor: 34-36 Lowndes Square, London SW1X 9JN

Destination of visit: Pakistan and Kashmir

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation with a value of £577.30; flights with a value of £2,330.57; £2,907.87 in total

Dates of visit: 17-20 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Leading delegation, as Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group, to Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

(Registered 15 October 2018)
Name of donor: World Federation of Exchanges
Address of donor: 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR

Destination of visit: Athens, Greece

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation with a value of £529.25; flights with a value of £397.20; £926.45 in total

Dates of visit: 2-4 October 2018

Purpose of visit: Guest Speaker at World Federation of Exchanges Annual Conference.

(Registered 15 October 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)
8. Miscellaneous
I have also received legal services, yet to be costed, from Stephen Donnelly of AM Advocates, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF. These were in connection with the Wightman case. (Registered 28 January 2019)

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