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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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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Maria Miller has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I would very much like to pay tribute to the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith), whose powerful testimony really set the context of this debate. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting the debate, and Women’s Aid for its tireless work in championing the rights of domestic abuse victims. The basis for this debate is the findings of the Women’s...
The hon. Lady makes a powerful point, and she is right to pick up on the complexities of coercive control. None of us should underestimate how difficult it will be for professionals truly to understand the complexities of this behaviour, but understand it they must if we are to make sure that the law is put into practice. The House has thought long and hard about the other ways in which the...
I understand the point that the hon. Gentleman makes, and that might be appropriate in some cases, but I have to say that many of the people who have spoken to me about this issue simply want these very basic measures in place—things that frankly should be in place already, but are not being given the priority that they need. I know that there are pressures on the court system, and on...
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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 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Maria Miller’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 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 81.85% 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.
- 195 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Miller’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 625 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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