Meg Hillier

Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour

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How Meg Hillier voted
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Meg Hillier hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    I shall talk about the future of the Co-operative Group. I am proud to be a Labour and Co-operative MP. We have seen a lot of turmoil in the Co-operative Group recently, and the resignation of former chief executive Euan Sutherland, following the revelation of the scale and nature of his total remuneration package, carries a stark warning to the remaining Co-operative Group leadership, who...
  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    Up and down the country, co-operatives embrace people of all parties. The Co-op party has a sister arrangement with the Labour party, but that is not the thrust of my comments. I am talking about the Co-operative Group, which is ratcheting up costs at a high rate. The Kelly review is costing 2,000 a day and the current total is 3.5 million. Millions of pounds have been spent on a...
  • Business of the House 10 Apr 2014

    I, too, have received a letter from No. 10 Downing street this week. What is most alarming is that the information can have come only from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. At the Public Accounts Committee on Monday, the permanent secretary of HMRC acknowledged that it sometimes shares information with other Departments. Will the Leader of the House take more seriously the issue of how...

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Labour MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Identity Cards
  • Organised Crime: Departmental Co-ordination
  • Housing Benefit
  • Gang Injunctions
  • Green Deal Scheme

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Identity), Home Office (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (12 Nov 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Identity), Home Office (19 Oct 2007 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 19 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 17 Oct 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 266 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 346 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

8. Land and Property
A property in London from which rental income is received.

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