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.
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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I welcome the Secretary of State to his new post. He certainly has his work cut out. Australia says that it will take at least three years after Brexit before a trade deal can be in place with the UK, while the United States, Japan and China have all expressed their views about the prospects for foreign investment and trade with the UK. What is he doing to get behind UK businesses and deal...
The European Commission says that Apple should cough up £13 billion in taxes for earnings generated across the EU, including in the UK. Most UK businesses pay their fair share of taxes and expect all other businesses, large or small, to do the same. Will the Secretary of State confirm that he is doing everything he can to ensure that the very biggest companies pay up and that we receive...
I did not realise that I was at a “Star Trek” convention, but we learn something new every day in this place. This has been an incredibly important debate. There have been a number of excellent speeches from all parts of the House by Members who really know this subject inside out and upside down. The debate was opened with a formidable tutorial by my hon. Friend the Member for...
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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, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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: 5 Sep 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, 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 Â£100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over Â£10,000 a year
House in Chatham: (i) and (ii).
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