Bill Esterson

MP, Sefton Central

Sefton Central Labour

Bill Esterson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Bill Esterson’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Bill Esterson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Prime Minister: Business Advisory Group: Meetings 20 Jan 2017

    To ask the Prime Minister, when the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Panel last met; and when it next plans to meet.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 17 Jan 2017

    When the Chancellor considers the effect of bringing in quarterly reporting, will he look at the figures showing that only 25% of our smaller businesses have maintained electronic accounting records and that 38% lack basic digital skills? Will he listen to what the Chair of the Treasury Committee said when he described this as a potential “disaster”?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Local Authorities: Long-term Funding 16 Jan 2017

    The Secretary of State knows full well that leaving patients in hospital when they are medically fit to be discharged, as has happened to 130 people currently at Aintree hospital, is a very expensive way of looking after people. Why is he not shouting from the rooftops for the 4.6 billion that was cut from social care to be reinvested, so that councils can address the problem now and in...

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Labour MP for Sefton Central

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Health
  • 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: 9 Jan 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)
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
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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