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Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet
- The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (since 6 Sep 2012) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Theresa Villiers voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Transport, Treasury, Home Department, Health, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Spending Review (Efficiency Targets), Departmental Data Protection, Aviation: Security, Departmental Statistics, Heathrow Airport
(based on written questions asked by Theresa Villiers and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Civil Aviation Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Finance Bill Committee (13 out of 14)
- Statistics and Registration Service Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Finance (No.2) Bill Committee (18 out of 21)
- Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Independent Monitoring Commission (4 Dec 2013)
“I consider the Independent Monitoring Commission's remit to be complete. The Independent Monitoring Commission was established under an agreement by the then UK and Irish Governments in 2004 to deal with a very specific set of circumstances that pertained at that time, but no longer exist. The Independent Monitoring Commission and the UK and Irish Governments agreed in 2011 that there was no...”
- Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Police (4 Dec 2013)
“I welcome the Retired Police Officers' Association of Northern Ireland's recent engagement with the All-Party Talks. They have an important contribution to make to this debate. I am happy to meet the association to discuss the past, should they so wish.”
- Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Energy: Prices (2 Dec 2013)
“These are devolved matters and have not therefore been raised with me by Executive Ministers. The Northern Ireland Executive published its fuel poverty strategy in March 2011 which runs until March 2015. Under the plans £31 million will be spent in energy efficiency improvements and a boiler replacement scheme will further help those in greatest need. Until March 2015, £16.5 million...”
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 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") 473 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£18,827 (334th)||£18,181 (432nd)||£0||£0|
|London costs||£0||£0||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,360|
|Office running costs||£17,445 (333rd)||£21,096 (169th)||£20,043 (362nd)||£18,894|
|Staffing costs||£93,085 (384th)||£84,892 (417th)||£88,846 (96th)||£79,891|
|Communications Allowance||£6,859 (412th)||£7,558 (356th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£2,826 (552nd)1||£2,715 (557th)2||£2,232 (582nd)||£2,834|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£4,288 (230th)||£1,904 (35th)||£2,103 (90th)||£2,220|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,965 (61st)||£5,976 (106th)||£4,518||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,385 (79th)||£1,310 (37th)||£1,290|
|Total||£143,330 (399th)||£142,696 (383rd)||£123,222 (525th)||£112,007|