Bill Esterson

Shadow Minister (International Trade)

Labour MP for Sefton Central

@Bill_Esterson https://facebook.com/BillEsterson4SeftonCentral

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Bill Esterson’s voting in Parliament

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Labour MP for Sefton Central

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for International Trade
  • Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Trade Agreements
  • Employment Agencies
  • Small Businesses: Billing
  • Foreign Investment in UK
  • Government Departments: Procurement

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Trade) (since 18 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (1 Jul 2016 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 30 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Housing, 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

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

Date received: 8 November 2019

Date accepted: 8 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Jayne Moores
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to Bill Esterson Campaigns Ltd

Date received: 12 November 2019

Date accepted: 12 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: George Maloney
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 22 November 2019

Date accepted: 22 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Brompton, Kent: (i). (Updated 27 April 2018)
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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