Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Theresa May voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- 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 restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against the hunting banDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The Government are providing direct support to 20 areas in England and Wales, including Greater Manchester, to tackle the harmful effects of excessive drinking, particularly alcohol-fuelled crime and disorder. We have also overhauled the Licensing Act 2003, giving local areas the tools and powers they need to deal with problem premises, and to secure a financial contribution towards policing...
My right hon. Friend makes an important point, and we want to ensure that licensing authorities can use the tools and powers that the Government have given them. We gave them those tools and powers for a very good reason and because of our concern on two counts relating to alcohol abuse and the problems that arise from it—the cost to the police and society generally of crime and...
We are going to introduce a ban on the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT. That was a coalition agreement commitment, which will be introduced this April. We are also working with the industry and challenging it to ensure that it raises its game in dealing with problems related to excessive binge drinking and alcohol use, and we will watch what happens. Obviously Scotland is...
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Conservative MP for Maidenhead
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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
Other offices held in the past
- 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 28 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 52.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 46 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") 1491 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
Receipt of a discount card from Russell and Bromley, which has the potential to be of registrable value. Expires end 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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