How Theresa May voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Theresa May occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Uncontrolled mass immigration increases pressure on public services and can drive down wages for people on low incomes. That is why we are committed to reducing net migration. Where we can control immigration, our policies are working; we have reduced non-EU immigration, raised the standards required to come here and clamped down on abuse. Without our efforts, met migration would have been...
I have been very clear that of course we have not met the net migration target we set, but I have to say to the hon. Gentleman that this Government have clamped down on abuse—860 bogus colleges can no longer bring in overseas students—and tightened every route into the UK from outside the EU, and we have set out clear plans for what a Conservative Government would do to deal with...
As I said in response to the hon. Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham), I fully accept that we have not met the net migration target that we set, but we have tightened every route into the United Kingdom from outside the European Union, and we have said clearly what a Conservative Government would do to deal with free movement from the European Union. I say once again that it ill...
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Former Conservative MP for Maidenhead
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 (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 37 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 48.18% 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.
- 166 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1880 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.
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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