Bill Esterson

Former MP, Sefton Central

Sefton Central Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    The Conservative Government in London spent £7 per person on transport projects in the south-east for every £1 per person spent in the north. Meanwhile, schools in Sefton face a cut of £518 per child and the loss of nearly 500 teachers. Before the election, can we have a statement about whether the people of Sefton Central have been let down by the Government and why they have...
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors: Property Act Receiverships 18 Apr 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. My hon. Friends have set out examples of how their constituents have been badly treated over a number of years, first by the banks that distressed their thriving and successful businesses and then by the failure to secure justice after a long struggle, often with the support of my hon. Friends and their predecessors. This is not...
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors: Property Act Receiverships 18 Apr 2017

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right, and I will address that point now—I was going to make it later. Our economy continues to struggle. We see sluggish productivity and low growth, particularly with smaller businesses, and one of the reasons is the lack of access to finance for those small firms, which undoubtedly causes them problems. I am in no doubt that the reputational damage done...

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Former Labour MP for Sefton Central

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Bill Esterson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Employment Agencies
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Public Houses
  • Teachers: Training
  • Small Businesses: Billing

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (International Trade) (18 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (1 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 30 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (7 Nov 2011 to 25 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Education Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Bill Esterson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below 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 67.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 93 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 281 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Jayne Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 6 October 2016

Date accepted: 6 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 October 2016)
Name of donor: Signature Living
Address of donor: 93 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 22 December 2016

Date accepted: 22 December 2016

Donor status: company, registration 08124207

(Registered 19 January 2017)
Name of donor: Jayne Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 16 February 2017

Date accepted: 16 February 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 March 2017)
Name of donor: Red Capital Ltd
Address of donor: 50 Jermyn St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6LX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 29 March 2017

Date accepted: 29 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 06330576

(Registered 24 April 2017)
Name of donor: Jayne Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 20 April 2017

Date accepted: 20 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 April 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE, ZOA/S - C100, 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flight £389.11 and accommodation £233, total £631.11

Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany

Date of visit: 20-22 July 2016

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust.

(Registered 08 August 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two flats in Brompton, Kent: (i) and (ii).
House in Chatham: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 26 September 2016, director and sole shareholder of Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd. (Registered 14 October 2016)

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