Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Maria Miller voted on key issues
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The Government have committed a further £250 million to extend superfast broadband to 95% of UK premises by 2017. In addition, we are investing £10 million to find ways to provide superfast broadband to the hardest-to-reach and remotest premises.
I know that my hon. Friend takes a great interest in this. I think she will be pleased that the existing £132 million Superfast Cornwall project is already delivering superfast broadband to 82% of homes in her area, and there will be further opportunities to extend coverage with the additional £250 million that we have announced. Projects in her area will clearly be eligible to bid...
As I am sure my hon. Friend knows, the Government are already investing more than £7 million in superfast broadband in Derbyshire, and the additional money that we have pledged—£250 million—will give further coverage in his area, but it will be up to the local authority to ensure that it is targeted in the right way. I am sure he will work with the local authority to...
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Conservative MP for Basingstoke
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Topics of interest
- Schools and Families
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Children: Day Care
- Pre-School Education
- Child Support Agency
- Pre-School Education: Finance
- Sure Start Programme
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- - Shadow Minister (Family), Universities and Skills (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Family), Children, Schools and Families (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Universities and Skills (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (4 Jun 2009 to 4 Jun 2009)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Children, Schools and Families (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister (Family Welfare Including the Child Support Agency), Work & Pensions (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Family Welfare, Including the Child Support Agency), Health (8 Nov 2006 to 15 Jan 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Education), Education (16 Dec 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 24 Jan 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 77.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 537 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)