Maria Miller’s voting in Parliament
Maria Miller is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Maria Miller’s votes.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
14 votes for, 4 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
We have lots more plain English analysis of Maria Miller’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Maria Miller’s full vote analysis page for more.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
Does the hon. Lady regret that parents were inadvertently left with the impression that funding for schools might be cut, particularly in my constituency, where we were going to see an overall increase in school funding? That was not necessarily always the message that her party gave.
At the heart of giving every citizen the opportunity to succeed is the need to ensure that they have access to the best education, and I commend the Secretary of State for the clear vision she set out today, which the Government are following, to ensure that education remains at the heart of this Government’s social mobility policy. We should never forget that good schools are the...
My right hon. Friend mentioned the Children and Social Work Act, and an important provision the Government put into it was making relationship and sex education compulsory. What progress is being made on regulations to bring that into force?
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Conservative MP for Basingstoke
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Maria Miller campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Schools and Families
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Children: Day Care
- Pre-School Education
- Child Support Agency
- Pre-School Education: Finance
- Sure Start Programme
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Minister for Women and Equalities (15 Oct 2012 to 9 Apr 2014)
- The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (6 Sep 2012 to 9 Apr 2014)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 17 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (6 Nov 2006 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2006)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2005 to 6 Nov 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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