Esther McVey

Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Conservative MP for Tatton

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Esther McVey’s voting in Parliament

Esther McVey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Esther McVey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Esther McVey voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Esther McVey generally voted against reducing capital gains tax, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Esther McVey voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Conservative MP for Tatton

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

Also represented Wirral West

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Home Office
  • Health
  • Police: Mental Health
  • Overseas Students: Loans
  • Science: Research
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Students: Loans

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (8 Jan 2018 to 15 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Selection Committee (14 Nov 2017 to 11 Jan 2018)
  • The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (2 Nov 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 4 Dec 2017)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
20 February 2019, received £350 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing as a guest on This Week in January 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2019)
25 July 2019, received £600 from Global Radio Services, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for hosting the drive time radio show on LBC. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 August 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lucinda Ellery
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 28 May 2019

Date accepted: 28 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2019)
Name of donor: Debbie Moore
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 30 May 2019

Date accepted: 30 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2019)
Name of donor: Michael Spencer
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,550 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 14 June 2019

Date accepted: 14 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 June 2019)
Name of donor: Anthony Enfield
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 5 August 2019

Date accepted: 5 August 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 August 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Alizeti Capital Ltd
Address of donor: Osborne Clarke LLP, 6th Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality to Royal Ascot, with a value of £1,760

Date received: 19 June 2019

Date accepted: 19 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 11119798

(Registered 25 June 2019)
donor: Normandie Stud Ltd
Address of donor: Kirdford, Billingshurst RH14 0NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality to Epsom Races, with a value of £350

Date received: 1 June 2019

Date accepted: 1 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3402590

(Registered 27 June 2019)
Name of donor: Normandie Stud Ltd
Address of donor: Kirdford, Billingshurst RH14 0NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality to Royal Ascot, with a value of £350

Date received: 18 June 2019

Date accepted: 18 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3402590

(Registered 27 June 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 13 November 2018, LYJ Ltd; media, research and communications consultancy. Now dissolved. (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 28 November 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 13 November 2018, Director (unpaid) of LYJ Ltd. (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 28 November 2018)
Trustee (Unpaid) of "If Chloe Can"; charity providing careers advice and support for young people. (Registered 07 July 2017)

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