Liz Kendall

MP, Leicester West

Leicester West Labour

Liz Kendall campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Liz Kendall’s voting in Parliament

Liz Kendall is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Liz Kendall’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Liz Kendall has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Chilcot Inquiry and Parliamentary Accountability 30 Nov 2016

    Is my right hon. Friend aware of the al-Qaeda terrorist attacks, including in Yemen in 1992, Mumbai in 1993, in Nairobi and Tanzania in 1998 and, of course, in New York on 11 September 2001? Terrorist attacks did not begin with what happened in Iraq in 2003.
  • Education and Social Mobility 22 Nov 2016

    Many hon. Members have already said that the Government’s plans to expand grammar schools will increase, not reduce, social division. All the evidence shows that poor children are less likely to get into grammar schools, that poor children are more likely to fall even further behind their better-off peers and that the effects can be long lasting. Our opposition to grammar schools and to...
  • Education and Social Mobility 22 Nov 2016

    I completely agree with my right hon. Friend. There is nothing economically credible about paying more for problems that could have been prevented. Having a genuinely long-term economic policy means prioritising the early years. We should make it a national mission that every child starts school ready to learn. If the Prime Minister really wants a country that works for everyone, she should...

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Labour MP for Leicester West

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Women and Equalities
  • Health Services
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Epilepsy

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (Care and Older People) (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Liz Kendall’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Liz Kendall’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on the programme ‘This Week’:
9 November 2015, £350 received for appearance on 22 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 November 2015)
1 December 2015, received £350 for appearance on 19 November 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)
15 February 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 21 January 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 February 2016)
24 February 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 11 February 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 February 2016)
14 May 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 14 April 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 May 2016)
28 July 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 22 July 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 August 2016)
6 October 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 29 September 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 October 2016)
13 October 2016, received £350 for an appearance on 6 October 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 October 2016)
12 November 2015, £203 received from Cheltenham Festivals, 109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS, for speaking on a panel. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 November 2015)
15 August 2016, received £500 from Intelligence Squared (UK) Ltd, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for taking part in a debate on 4 July 2016. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Patricia Hewitt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 28 October 2015

Date accepted: 28 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 November 2015)
Name of donor: Alan Milburn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 16 November 2015

Date accepted: 16 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2015)
Name of donor: Stephen Byers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 20 November 2015

Date accepted: 20 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Foster
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Date received: 2 December 2015

Date accepted: 14 December 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2015)
Name of donor: Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Date received: 8 December 2015

Date accepted: 8 December 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2015)

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