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 so 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.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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

Meg Hillier never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Albert Owen in the Chair] — Affordable Housing (London) 9 Sep 2015

    In the four minutes or so I have available, I want to acknowledge the comments made by my hon. Friend the Member for Southwark—[Interruption.] Sorry, my hon. Friend the Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes), who represents the borough of Southwark, because she painted exactly the picture in my constituency. She laid out very comprehensively the financial challenges of...
  • [Albert Owen in the Chair] — Affordable Housing (London) 9 Sep 2015

    In the 30 seconds remaining to me, I will rattle through my points. Shared ownership needs to be reviewed. Recently on the market in my constituency was a 1 million shared ownership property. One would need to earn 77,000 a year to get a quarter share in that property. That is not computing; it is not working, and it needs to be reconsidered in London. The Government could and...
  • [Albert Owen in the Chair] — Affordable Housing (London) 9 Sep 2015

    And Hackney.

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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
  • Organised Crime: Departmental Co-ordination
  • Adult Education: Hackney
  • Housing Benefit

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — 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 69.86% 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.
  • 277 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 396 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

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 – July 2015

Date of receipt: 6 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 6 October 2014

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 25 November 2014)
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
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)

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