Theresa May

The Prime Minister

Maidenhead Conservative

Theresa May’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Theresa May sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Theresa May generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Theresa May has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Freehold Properties (Management Charges and Shared Facilities): 70th Birthday of the Prince of Wales 14 Nov 2018

    I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty on the seventieth birthday of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, to assure Her Majesty of the great pleasure felt by this House on so joyful an occasion. That the said Address be presented to Her Majesty by such Members of the House as are of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council or of Her Majesty’s...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 14 Nov 2018

    This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. The Cabinet will meet this afternoon to consider the draft agreement that the negotiating teams have reached in Brussels, and the Cabinet will decide on the next steps in the national interest. I am confident that it takes us significantly closer to delivering on what the British people voted for in the referendum. We will...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 14 Nov 2018

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right. He references yesterday’s figures, which showed more people in work than ever before. They showed the female unemployment rate at a record low and, as he said, the fastest regular wage growth in nearly a decade. However, may I say to my hon. Friend that that is on top of figures last week that showed our economy growing three times faster than the...

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Conservative MP for Maidenhead

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Theresa May campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Railtrack
  • Departmental Public Participation
  • Railways
  • Future Jobs Fund

Currently held offices

  • The Prime Minister (since 13 Jul 2016)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (since 11 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister for Women and Equalities (12 May 2010 to 15 Oct 2012)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (12 May 2010 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Women) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (10 Dec 2005 to 26 Jan 2009)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (10 Dec 2005 to 26 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (10 Dec 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Family, Culture, Media and Sport (10 May 2005 to 10 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Family (14 Jun 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment and Transport (10 Nov 2003 to 14 Jun 2004)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (23 Jul 2002 to 6 Dec 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jan 2002 to 31 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (1 Sep 2001 to 1 Jan 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (15 Jun 1999 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (15 Jun 1999 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 7 Dec 1998)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 7 Dec 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Theresa May’s speeches
  • 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 42.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 59 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") 3421 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
On 14 September 2016, in my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party, I accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 20 September 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 19 August 2017, flat in London, owned jointly with my husband: (i) and (ii). (Registered 23 October 2017; updated 11 September 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Receipt of a discount card from Amanda Wakeley, which has the potential to be of registrable value. (Registered 20 May 2013; updated 7 June 2015)
Receipt of a discount card from LK Bennett, valid May 2017 to April 2018, which has the potential to be of registrable value. (Registered 05 September 2017)
Receipt of a discount card from Russell and Bromley, valid January to December 2018, which has the potential to be of registrable value. (Registered 31 July 2017; updated 12 June 2018)

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