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Bill Esterson

Labour MP for Sefton Central (6 May 2010 – current)

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Former Other Peer (30 Nov 1977 – 9 Sep 2001)


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Exiting the European Union (Agriculture): Antisemitism in Modern Society (20 Feb 2019)

John Mann: ...I hate this man!... I’d like to punch him in the face!” I do not have time to go through the rest, but that one was from Joe Kelsall in a private Facebook group. He was a Labour party member in Sefton, Liverpool, and he is still a Labour party member, despite my complaints. Joe Kelsall is a man who wants to punch me in the face, following the enabling of Maguire. The enablers of...

Merseyside Police Funding — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (19 Feb 2019)

Victoria Atkins: ..., the killing of a police officer goes to the heart of our society and values, and we are reminded that police officers are on the front line every day. We heard movingly from the hon. Member for Sefton Central (Bill Esterson) about Sam Cook—about the terrible loss of that young man’s life on his birthday, and his father’s extraordinary strength in setting up a charity to help other...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (19 Feb 2019)

Bill Esterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central on 5 February 2019 Official Report column 159, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of adopting the system of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder courts used in the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance: Merseyside (7 Feb 2019)

Rishi Sunak: ...will receive £1,442,000. This will include £210,000 for each of the following; Halton Borough Council, the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, Liverpool City Council, the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, and the Metropolitan Borough Council of Wirral.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste Disposal (4 Feb 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...Council 4,564 Richmond upon Thames LB 2,879 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 15 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 4,576 Runnymede Borough Council 2,413 Sandwell MBC 4,226 Sefton MBC 1,288 Somerset Waste Partnership 17,827 South Bucks District Council 2,130 South Gloucestershire Council 6,788 South Hams District Council 339 South Northamptonshire District...

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Authority Funding (28 Jan 2019)

Damien Moore: Does the Minister agree that funding is often better distributed through town councils? Will he condemn Sefton Labour councillors who voted against Southport having its own town council?

EU Free Trade Agreements (24 Jan 2019)

George Hollingbery: ...they need to take to ensure that they are prepared for that scenario. Plainly, it is much better to have these agreements in place than not, but as I have just discussed with the hon. Member for Sefton Central (Bill Esterson), a change in the arrangements does not mean that trade with those countries will stop; it simply means that the terms will change. I believe that we are doing all we...

Children’S Social Care: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (17 Jan 2019)

Steve Brine: Nobody has ever handed over to me that way before, but I like it. I was just saying to the Whip on duty that I should congratulate the hon. Member for Sefton Central (Bill Esterson) not just on getting this debate, but on his consistent record of campaigning in this area over many years. I am sorry that that came about due to bad personal experience, but I hope that his two adoptive...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (12 Dec 2018)

Damien Moore: ...for our high streets. May I ask my right hon. Friend when it will be made available? It will prove a vital lifeline for my constituency, because of the anti-business policies of Labour-controlled Sefton Council.

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 3) Bill: Rates of duty on cider, wine and made-wine (4 Dec 2018)

...harm children, wreck families, impact on workplace colleagues and can be a burden and drain on the NHS and economy. It hits poor communities the hardest.” In fact, my hon. Friend the Member for Sefton Central (Bill Esterson) has on many occasions raised the issue of the damaging and tragic effects of alcohol on children in the womb through foetal alcohol syndrome. The report goes on to...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (27 Nov 2018)

Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee: Intergenerational Fairness and Provision. 11:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 11:40 AM) Professor James Sefton, Chair in Economics, Imperial College London Mr Julian McCrae, Senior Advisor, International School of Government, King's College London Mr Chris Giles, Economics Editor, Financial Times (at 12:30 PM) Professor Sir John Hills, Chair of CASE and Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics Mr Warwick Lightfoot, Head of Economics...

Bombardier (22 Nov 2018)

Richard Harrington: ...Canadian stock exchange. He is very well aware of that, being very experienced. [Interruption.] The Government can influence it, as I heard in a typically erudite chunter from the hon. Member for Sefton Central (Bill Esterson). We influence it by the investment we put into research and development, as he quite correctly said. That is very important. I know from my discussions with...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Drugs: Rehabilitation (15 Nov 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...contributing to their offending behaviour. The protocol is operating across five courts within England (as health is devolved in Wales). These sites are Milton Keynes, Northampton, Birmingham, Sefton and Plymouth.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Cannabis: Rehabilitation (15 Nov 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...contributing to their offending behaviour. The protocol is operating across five courts within England (as health is devolved in Wales). These sites are Milton Keynes, Northampton, Birmingham, Sefton and Plymouth.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Cannabis: Rehabilitation (15 Nov 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...contributing to their offending behaviour. The protocol is operating across five courts within England (as health is devolved in Wales). These sites are Milton Keynes, Northampton, Birmingham, Sefton and Plymouth.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Cannabis: Rehabilitation (15 Nov 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...that may be contributing to their offending behaviour. This is operating across five courts within England (as health is devolved in Wales). These sites are Milton Keynes, Northampton, Birmingham, Sefton and Plymouth. DHSC has led an evaluation of the implementation of the protocol across the five sites, looking at aspects of CSTRs that are working well and changes in the use of CSTRs...

Assessment and Treatment Units: Vulnerable People: Centenary of the Armistice (6 Nov 2018)

Bill Esterson: ...have not shown quite the same engagement. In my constituency, young people have absolutely engaged. The schools have been engaged and have taken part thoroughly, encouraged and educated by the Sefton libraries and many volunteers throughout the constituency. They are taking forward that knowledge and understanding of history for future generations. On Sunday morning, I shall be at the...

Scottish Parliament: Outdoor Classroom Day (1 Nov 2018)

Maree Todd: ...morning, I visited Happy Days nursery in Dalkeith, where we shook apples off a tree and I fell off a scooter—I had a great start to outdoor classroom day. It was also great to hear from Carley Sefton, who is chief executive officer of the Learning Through Landscapes Trust, that Scotland is leading the UK in promoting outdoor learning and—as she mentioned—the world. Quite rightly, she...

Shale Gas Development (31 Oct 2018)

Bill Esterson: ...Formby. Many have written to me with their concerns about what goes on in the local environment and near their homes. They feel that they should have a voice and be involved in the decision making. Sefton Council unanimously opposes fracking—there will be no fracking approved by it—but the Government have overruled. That is simply not acceptable. We need alternatives to fracking. The...

Local Government Funding: Merseyside (30 Oct 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...in turn, specifically in relation to the points that have been made by hon. Members about Merseyside. I will start with the economics. In this financial year, councils on Merseyside— including Sefton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Wirral, Halton and St Helens—had an aggregated core spending power of around £1.3 billion. Core spending power is the standard measure of a local authority’s key...


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