Meg Hillier

MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch

Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour/Co-operative

Meg Hillier’s voting in Parliament

Meg Hillier is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Meg Hillier’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Meg Hillier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Planning Bill: What is a starter home? 3 May 2016

    Most of us on the Opposition Benches would agree that a starter home for a young family is a great thing. Does the hon. Lady not regret that over the past eight years, under a Conservative Mayor of London, we have seen a lot of housing built, but it is for private sale at inflated prices—luxury homes sold to overseas developers, and in no way within reach of local people in my...
  • Housing and Planning Bill: What is a starter home? 3 May 2016

    My hon. Friend raises an important point. My local authority is set to have to sell 700 homes over the next few years. It is building homes as fast as it can for people to buy and it is certainly not against starter homes, but in London this is a pipe dream for many. Does she not agree that we need to get the Government to address particular issues in high-cost areas such as mine that are...
  • Housing and Planning Bill: What is a starter home? 3 May 2016

    I take great offence at the suggestion that two people—two pensioners, for example—on a fixed income of 40,000 a year in my constituency would be considered rich, or that they would have any other housing option. Those of a certain age on a fixed income cannot rent privately because the rent would be more than 1,500, and a lot more for a two-bedroom flat. They cannot...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Credit
  • Identity Cards
  • Housing Benefit
  • Organised Crime: Departmental Co-ordination
  • Vetting

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 18 Jun 2015)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 (Home Office) (Identity) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Identity) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 Aug 2009)
  • 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 (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Oct 2006)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,116.25 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: October 2014 – 11 June 2015

Date of receipt: 6 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 6 October 2014

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 25 November 2014; updated 1 December 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Healthcare Denmark
Address of donor: Forskerparken 10H, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights, transfers and accommodation; £350

Destination of visit: Odense, Denmark

Date of visit: 22-23 October 2015

Purpose of visit: delivering a speech at a conference.

(Registered 30 November 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
A property in London: (i) and (ii).
8. Miscellaneous
Until November 2015, Ambassador (unremunerated) for Healthcare Denmark, a body established by the Danish Government in partnership with public and private providers. This entails attending briefing sessions, online and in person, to discuss and compare health care provision across the world. (Registered 25 November 2014; updated 1 December 2015)

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