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 for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
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
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2018
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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Maria Miller has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 23 May 2018
I apologise to the House for the fact that I have to leave this debate early, but I could not resist the impassioned call of the hon. Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy) for a debate yesterday and the opportunity to take part in it today. The issue deserves a debate. We should never be afraid to say what we think in this place, particularly on issues of conscience. We need a change. In...
My hon. Friend has brought up an important issue, to which I will come in a moment. There may be a way for people in Northern Ireland to express their views at a time when they do not have a functioning Northern Ireland Assembly. I was talking about people who are calling for change—whether at the Northern Ireland Assembly, at the Department of Justice, among the general public or in...
I thank the hon. Lady for her intervention. I will come to that issue in the short time that I have left. I commend the hon. Member for Walthamstow for bringing this issue before us today, but the House must understand—and she made this clearer today than during her intervention yesterday—that repealing sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 would have...
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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
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
- Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)
- Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (since 15 Nov 2016)
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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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Miller’s speeches
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 89.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 42 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 157 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Miller’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 696 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Nigel McNair Scott
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 July 2017)
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