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.
This is a selection of Bill Esterson’s votes.
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
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Bill Esterson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I congratulate the hon. Member for Selby and Ainsty (Nigel Adams) on securing this important debate. There has been a large amount of agreement across the Chamber on the nature of the challenges and what we are asking the Government to address. Intellectual property is the sum of a person’s or a business’s creativity and unique knowledge: their industrial designs, trademarks and...
What assessment he has made of the implications of the policies of the new US Administration for UK foreign policy.
On standing up for British interests, Mr Trump’s track record suggests that any deals he agrees to are likely to be to our disadvantage. What will the Foreign Secretary do to ensure that British businesses benefit from any deals with the United States, not just American ones?
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Labour MP for Sefton Central
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Bill Esterson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Employment Agencies
- Work Capability Assessment
- Public Houses
- Teachers: Training
- Small Businesses: Billing
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (International Trade) (since 18 Oct 2016)
- 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: 20 Feb 2017.
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: £2,500 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: 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
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)
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
From 26 September 2016
, director and sole shareholder of Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd. (Registered 14 October 2016)
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