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.
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
14 votes for, 4 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
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Maria Miller has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Dame Laura Cox says in her inquiry report that “many consider that there is still no genuine understanding that things need to change.” She says that a shocking culture of fear and deference is driven right from the top of the House of Commons—behaviour that we simply would not tolerate elsewhere. The new grievance procedure is welcome, and my right hon. Friend is to be...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people received support from Hampshire Liaison and Diversion Services in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted for offences relating to filing false information with Companies House under section 1112 of the Companies Act 2006 in each of the last 5 years.
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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 46 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Maria Miller’s speeches
- Has received answers to 13 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 90.91% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 704 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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