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Bill Esterson’s voting in Parliament
Bill Esterson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
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Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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The Minister mentioned business rates. As a result of the business rate revaluation, many retailers on high streets up and down the country face significant increases in business rates. That will not help high streets, and it will not help retailers. Is that not the reality of what he has just announced?
If the Minister wants to make the savings that he has talked about, he should work with the pharmacists and listen to what they have to say, because they have the ideas about how to make those savings. In my constituency, they talk to me about the potential for reducing repeat prescriptions, among other ideas. If he does that, he will play a role in looking after the heart of our community,...
My constituent, John Mullen, had been working abroad for two years when he fell ill earlier this year with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. When he came back to this country, he was told that he would not qualify for personal independence payments until January 2018. Given what the Secretary of State has said about relaxing the cuts in welfare payments, will the Minister look at his...
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Labour MP for Sefton Central
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Employment Agencies
- Work Capability Assessment
- Public Houses
- Teachers: Training
- Small Businesses: Billing
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 1 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
From 21 October 2015
to 2 December 2015
, I received £40 a day from Liverpool City Council, Municipal Buildings, Dale St, Liverpool L2 2DH, for my role as a foster carer (undertaken jointly with my wife). Hours: 168 hrs a week. (Registered 4 November 2015
; updated 8 December 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
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: £2,000 donation towards Christmas cards
Date received: 17 November 2015
Date accepted: 17 November 2015
Donor status: company, registration 08124207
(Registered 08 December 2015)
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE
/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
House in Chatham: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
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