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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.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
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.
Maria Miller has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Will the Minister give way?
It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Feltham and Heston (Seema Malhotra), and I congratulate her on leading this debate. I also thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting it in the first place. Gender-based violence is a human rights violation—the hon. Lady is absolutely right—and it is something that women confront in every country across the globe....
Will the hon. Gentleman forgive me if I make some speedy progress? I do not want to incur the wrath of Madam Deputy Speaker. [Laughter.] I know her well. The Government’s record at home should be recognised across the House. Their violence against women strategy, which was delivered in March, means that in the UK we really do have a clear practical strategy in place, not only to support...
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Conservative MP for Basingstoke
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
- 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 10 Sep 2015)
- Chair, Women and Equalities Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Miller’s speeches
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — 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 81.89% 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.
- 190 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Miller’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 638 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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