Theresa May

Conservative MP for Maidenhead

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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

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

Theresa May has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jul 2019

    This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. Following my duties in this House, this afternoon I shall have an audience of Her Majesty the Queen. I shall then continue with my duties in this House from the Back Benches, where I will continue to be the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jul 2019

    I am pleased to hand over to an incoming leader of the Conservative party and Prime Minister who I worked with when he was in my Cabinet, and who is committed, as a Conservative who stood on a Conservative manifesto in 2017, to delivering on the vote of the British people in 2016 and to delivering a bright future for this country.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jul 2019

    First of all, I thank my hon. Friend for all his work on the Homelessness Reduction Act, which, crucially, we are seeing actually having an impact—that is so important for the people who are benefiting from the work he did. I know that he has been doing a lot of work as part of the all-party parliamentary group on smoking and health. I agree that we need to start viewing health as an asset...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Prime Minister (13 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (11 Jul 2016 to 23 Jul 2019)
  • 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 60 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 49.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 4207 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Sep 2019.

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)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board Limited
Address of donor: Lord’s Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for cricket at Lords on 25 July 2019, and associated hospitality; total value £600

Date received: 25 July 2019

Date accepted: 25 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 0325136

(Registered 07 August 2019)
Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport for four people; value £4,200

Date received: 8 August 2019

Date accepted: 8 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05757208

(Registered 29 August 2019)
Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport for four people; value £4,200

Date received: 22 August 2019

Date accepted: 22 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05757208

(Registered 29 August 2019)
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 Russell and Bromley, valid January to December 2018 (now expired), which had the potential to be of registrable value. (Registered 31 July 2017; updated 12 June 2018 and 07 August 2019)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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