Theresa May

MP, Maidenhead

Maidenhead Conservative

A selection of Theresa May's votes

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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Theresa May never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Reports into Investigatory Powers 25 Jun 2015

    After the Joint Committee that scrutinised that draft Bill had done its work, we made it clear that we would take on board in principle the various recommendations the Committee made. Obviously, David Anderson’s report refers to some of the issues in the draft Communications Data Bill, so we will have to look at that in the context of subsequent proposals. We were clear that we would...
  • Business of the House: Reports into Investigatory Powers 25 Jun 2015

    I beg to move, That this House has considered reports into investigatory powers. When I made my statement on the publication of the Anderson report two weeks ago, several right hon. and hon. Members requested a full debate in this House. As I said then, and as I have said many times in the past, these are serious and sensitive matters. They require careful deliberation of the evidence, to...
  • Business of the House: Reports into Investigatory Powers 25 Jun 2015

    Perhaps the hon. and learned Lady will let me read the very next sentence in my speech, which says that, on these recommendations, the Government have not yet reached a decision. These are important matters and we must consider them carefully. Today’s debate will inform our view. The ISC’s review into privacy and security also supports the agencies’ need for investigatory...

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Conservative MP for Maidenhead

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Railtrack
  • Departmental Public Participation
  • Railways
  • Future Jobs Fund

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 6 May 2010)

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 (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Women) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (10 Dec 2005 to 26 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (10 Dec 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Family, Culture, Media and Sport (10 May 2005 to 10 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Family (14 Jun 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport (10 Nov 2003 to 14 Jun 2004)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (23 Jul 2002 to 6 Dec 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jan 2002 to 31 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (1 Sep 2001 to 1 Jan 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (15 Jun 1999 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (15 Jun 1999 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 7 Dec 1998)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 7 Dec 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 56.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 59 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") 1912 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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