Esther McVey

MP, Tatton

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Tatton Conservative

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 consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Esther McVey consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Esther McVey generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Esther McVey generally voted for more EU integration, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Esther McVey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • International Day of Democracy: HS2: Phase 2b Route (Manchester and Leeds) 6 Sep 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friend and neighbour on securing this important debate. I endorse all the points that she is making, in particular those about safety, security, suitability and cost. My constituency, too, is full of brine fields and wells where salt has dissolved and been pumped out, which creates craters underground. Ros Todhunter, a geologist who lives in Lostock Green in my...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 5 Sep 2017

    Having recently met the governor of Styal prison in my constituency, I know that drones are an increasing problem in prisons, as is the illegal use of mobile phones. The two are linked together because mobile phones allow for greater frequency and accuracy of drone activity. Does the Minister agree that the way to curb drone activity and stop illegal mobile phone use is to block phone signals...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Tatton 27 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) cash and (b) per pupil funding has been provided to schools in Tatton constituency in each of the last five years.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Tatton

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

Also represented Wirral West

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Overseas Students: Loans
  • Science: Research
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Students: Loans
  • Pupil Exclusions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Esther McVey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Esther McVey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 227 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
5 July 2017, £1,230 for consultancy carried out for Noel Gay, 2 Stephen St, Bloomsbury, London W1T 1AN. Paid direct to LYJ Ltd. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 07 July 2017)
19 June 2017, £3,000 for consultancy carried out for the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, Dorset House, First Floor, 27-45 Stamford St, London SE1 9NT. Paid direct to LYJ Ltd. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 31 July 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: Boodle and Dunthorne Ltd
Address of donor: 178 New Bond St, London W1S 4RH

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

Donor status: company, registration 472968

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 561597

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

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