Maria Miller

MP, Basingstoke

Basingstoke Conservative

Maria Miller campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Maria Miller’s voting in Parliament

Maria Miller is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Maria Miller’s votes.

  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Maria Miller’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Maria Miller’s full vote analysis page for more.

Maria Miller has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Centenary of the Battle of the Somme 29 Jun 2016

    It is a privilege to follow the hon. Member for Barnsley Central (Dan Jarvis), who gave a moving speech, talking in very human terms about one of the bloodiest battles in our country’s history. I join him in paying tribute to the Commonwealth citizens who gave so much in the war. Like him, I took my family to northern France to see the battlefields—they are a moving sight. It is...
  • Hate Crime 29 Jun 2016

    The recent events are sickening, and it is absolutely right that we should condemn them wholeheartedly. However, if we are to find a solution, those events must be seen as part of the much broader increase over the past year in the use of racist language and abusive behaviour, much of which has been targeted at Muslim people, particularly Muslim women. I welcome the Government’s...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to issue the invitation to tender for the South Western rail franchise; and whether the delay to date in issuing it will affect the scheduled dates for the award and start of the franchise agreement.

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Conservative MP for Basingstoke

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Children: Day Care
  • Pre-School Education
  • Child Support Agency
  • Pre-school Education: Finance
  • Sure Start Programme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister for Women and Equalities (15 Oct 2012 to 9 Apr 2014)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (6 Sep 2012 to 9 Apr 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 17 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (6 Nov 2006 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2005 to 6 Nov 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Miller’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 42 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.
  • 195 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Miller’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 618 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.

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