Mike Amesbury

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour MP for Weaver Vale

@MikeAmesbury

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Mike Amesbury’s voting in Parliament

Mike Amesbury is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Labour MP for Weaver Vale

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Transport
  • Property Development: Isle of Dogs
  • Universal Credit: Fraud
  • UK Shared Prosperity Fund
  • Non-domestic Rates: Liverpool City Region
  • Fracking

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Employment) (10 Jul 2018 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Jul 2018)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 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: £10,000 monetary donation towards the General Election campaign 2019

Date received: 2 October 2019

Date accepted: 2 October 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 monetary donation towards the General Election campaign 2019

Date received: 2 December 2019

Date accepted: 2 December 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Jack Brown House, 80 St George's Road, Bolton, Lancashire BL1 2DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 monetary donation towards the General Election campaign 2019

Date received: 29 November 2019

Date accepted: 29 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: CWU
Address of donor: 302a Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton Park, Manchester M21 8AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 monetary donation towards the General Election campaign 2019

Date received: 25 November 2019

Date accepted: 25 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Initiatives of Change UK
Address of donor: 24 Greencoat Place, London SW1P 1RD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Return flight (£232.85) and hotel accommodation (£100) associated with a fact-finding visit to Derry/Londonderry, total value £332.85

Date received: 20 June 2019

Date accepted: 20 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 355987

(Registered 15 July 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two bedroom terraced house in Manchester: (i). (Registered 30 June 2017)

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