Rachel Reeves

MP, Leeds West

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)
Leeds West Labour

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.

We have lots more plain English analysis of Rachel Reeves’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rachel Reeves’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Rail Update 29 Nov 2017

    I have written to the Secretary of State about Kirkstall Forge railway station in my constituency. It opened just over a year ago, but only one train stops there an hour. If we are going to open new railway stations, we must have trains stopping at them. Will he agree to meet Arriva Rail North to talk about the frequency of services at Kirkstall Forge, so that we can get maximum benefit out...
  • Industrial Strategy 27 Nov 2017

    Industrial strategy, particularly in sectors such as the automotive sector, depends on a model of just-in-time delivery. One concern of that sector, in particular, is that things will be held up at ports if we leave the European Union and the customs union. What assurances can the Secretary of State give businesses that we will have frictionless as well as tariff-free trade after we leave the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing Infrastructure Fund 23 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much and what proportion of the housing infrastructure fund will be allocated to the (i) marginal viability and (ii) forward funding funds.

More of Rachel Reeves’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Leeds West

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Rachel Reeves campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Rachel Reeves’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 120 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rachel Reeves’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 260 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Royalty payment of £143.65 expected from I. B. Tauris, 6 Salem Road, London W2 4BU, for a book published on 1 December 2016. Hours: estimated at 225 hrs between October 2015 and November 2016. (Registered 07 July 2017)
25 October 2017, received £150 from the Ilkley Literature Festival, 9 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9LN, for an appearance at book festival. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2017)
8 November 2017, received £150 from New Writing North, 3 Ellison Terrace, Ellison Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 8ST, for an appearance at the Durham Book Festival. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Yorkshire and North Derbyshire
Address of donor: 60 College Grove Road, Wakefield WF1 3RN

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: UNISON Yorkshire & Humber Region
Address of donor: Commerce House, Wade Lane, Leeds LS2 8NJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 given to Yorkshire Regional Labour Party and received by my Leeds West Labour in the form of campaign creator print credits

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
Name of donor: CEG (Commercial Estates Group Ltd)
Address of donor: Sloane Square House, 1 Holbein Place, London SW1W 8NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,800

Date received: 13 October 2016

Date accepted: 13 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02404081

(Registered 16 January 2017)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,500

Date received: 2 February 2017

Date accepted: 7 February 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 February 2017)
Name of donor: Paul Myners
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 22 February 2017

Date accepted: 22 February 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 March 2017)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500

Date received: 26 April 2017

Date accepted: 26 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 April 2017)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500

Date received: 17 October 2017

Date accepted: 31 October 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 November 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.