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.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
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Small businesses are often best placed to take advantage of new opportunities, and they are crucial in creating the good well-paid jobs that all our constituents so desperately need. I will be visiting many of the excellent small businesses in my constituency on Small Business Saturday, which was brought in by Labour. May we have a debate about the need to maximise the support for small...
It is about time we heard from this Government about support for our coastal economies because we have just seen, in last week’s autumn statement, a catalogue of six and a half years of abject failure, whether on infrastructure, skills or support for businesses. The coastal communities of Formby and Crosby in my constituency need to hear a lot more from the Chancellor. They need support...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy of 8 November 2016, what assessment he has made of which consumer standards will be considered by the Government to be necessary after the UK leaves the EU.
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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 (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: 5 Dec 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
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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