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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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A selection of Anne Milton’s votes
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Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2013.
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016.
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016.
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2019.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Anne Milton’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Anne Milton’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress he has made on achieving equal treatment for the 150-300 war widows who receive no war widow bereavement benefits due to remarrying or cohabiting between 1973 and 2005; and when his Department plans to make a decision on reinstating the full pension entitlement to that group.
I thank the Minister, who has been very patient. Having been a Minister, I know that debates are generally more difficult when there are lots of Members present, but it is also quite tricky when there are only two Back Benchers contributing. The key point is that we want to protect our green belt, but that does not mean simply pushing housing on to the countryside beyond the green belt, which...
Turning an inter-ministerial group into actual action can be quite a frustrating business, but it is a start. I would also include the Treasury in that. The Treasury looks only at income, but it is quite important that it also takes account of the social benefits of certain things it does. If that were put into the mix, the Treasury would look at its figures in a different way, because there...
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Former Independent MP for Guildford
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019
Topics of interest
We don't know whether Anne Milton campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union
- Culture Media and Sport
- Communities and Local Government
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Small Change Big Difference
- Departmental Telephone Numbers
- Regional Planning and Development: South East
- Mental Health Services
Other offices held in the past
- Minister for Women (3 Jul 2017 to 16 Jan 2018)
- Minister of State (Education) (12 Jun 2017 to 23 Jul 2019)
- Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (15 Nov 2016 to 23 Oct 2018)
- Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (11 May 2015 to 12 Jun 2017)
- Government Whip (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Committee of Selection (9 May 2013 to 17 Jul 2014)
- Government Whip (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Culture and Tourism) (6 Nov 2006 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)
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