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.

  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    I presume what the hon. Member for St Albans (Mrs Main) meant to say was that two Back-Bench Labour Members took part in the debate—I was one of them. Does my hon. Friend agree that the point about community pharmacies, GPs and investment in social care is that they save the Government money? That is why they should invest in them now to take pressure off A&Es.
  • Pharmacies and Integrated Healthcare: England — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 11 Jan 2017

    I do not think I disagree with anything the hon. Lady has said. She is making a very good case for the excellent practice in her constituency and for pharmacists more generally. Does she agree that the logic of her argument is that money is saved by investing in pharmacies? That is a strong argument. She is arguing that cuts should not be made and that the Government should invest in...
  • Pharmacies and Integrated Healthcare: England — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 11 Jan 2017

    I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for giving way and I apologise, Mr Bailey, for missing the start of the debate. The excellent pharmacies in my constituency do much of the fine work that the hon. Gentleman and other speakers have described, but it struck me as I was sitting here listening to him that he is making a very powerful case for investment in our pharmacies, rather than the cuts...

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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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