How Theresa May voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Theresa May occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
We return to an issue that has been much debated in the House. Last Monday was the sixth time that it was debated on the Floor of the House since the Government announced that they were minded to exercise the opt-out in October 2012. We had debates that month, in June and July 2013, and in April, July and November this year. The Government have published two Command Papers providing the House...
What I have just said about our view of the debate—[Interruption.] Perhaps the hon. Gentleman would like to be a little patient and wait for my answer to his question. As I have made clear, we felt that the debate was on the 35 measures, and Mr Speaker made clear that hon. Members could speak about all those measures in the debate. In the House of Lords it is open to the Government to...
I am clear that there was no requirement on the Government to bring the measures, other than those in the regulations, to the House, or to hold a debate on the Floor of the House on those regulations. There would normally have been an hour and a half debate upstairs in Committee, but we chose to bring it to the Floor of the House and to use a business motion to extend the debate. We chose to...
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Conservative MP for Maidenhead
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Local Government and the Regions
- Work and Pensions
- Education and Skills
- Parliamentary Questions
- Departmental Public Participation
- Future Jobs Fund
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Other offices held in the past
- Minister for Women and Equalities (6 May 2010 to 15 Oct 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Also Shadow Minister for Women), Work and Pensions (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (Also Shadow Minister for Women), Work & Pensions (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions and Shadow Minister for Women, Work & Pensions (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Work & Pensions (19 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Parliament (6 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Member, Members Estimate Committee (4 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Parliament (6 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2009)
- Member, Members Estimates Committee (20 Mar 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Leader of the House of Commons (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Family & Culture, Media & Sport, The Family & Culture, Media & Sport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Family, Family (6 Jul 2004 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Family, Public Services, Health & Education (15 Jun 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 15 Jun 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 49.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 54 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1771 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.
Receipt of a discount card from Russell and Bromley, which has the potential to be of registrable value. Expires end of January 2014. (Registered 20 May 2013)
Receipt of a discount card from Amanda Wakeley, which has the potential to be of registrable value. Expires in April 2014. (Registered 20 May 2013)
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