Rachel Reeves

MP, Leeds West

Leeds West Labour

Rachel Reeves campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Rachel Reeves’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Rachel Reeves’s votes.

  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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Rachel Reeves has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Domestic Violence Victims: Cross-Examination 9 Jan 2017

    I think that we all welcome the tone of what the Minister has said today, but this is supposed to be an urgent review, and many women are going through cases of this kind right now. Will the Minister make it clear that the review will be concluded by Easter at the latest and that we can then hope to see improvements in our courts?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions 9 Jan 2017

    Following on from the question from my right hon. Friend the Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford (Yvette Cooper), my constituent Ms Brookes, who has limited mobility because of a stroke, received a Motability car last year, and that car was a lifeline. Last week, the car was removed from her, and she is now struggling to get her children to school and then to get to work. She is...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Income 23 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the level of income that a couple with two children where the main earner is working full-time on the national living wage will receive relative to what they would have received in tax credits.

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Profile

Labour MP for Leeds West

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Universal Credit
  • Government Procurement Card
  • Pay
  • Recruitment
  • Plants

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
8 June 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 5 hrs plus 4 hrs travel. (Registered 30 June 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000

Date received: 14 March 2016

Date accepted: 14 March 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2016)
Name of donor: Graham Cole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 13 December 2016

Date accepted: 9 January 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2017)

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