Meg Hillier

MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch

Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour/Co-operative

Meg Hillier campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Meg Hillier’s voting in Parliament

Meg Hillier is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Meg Hillier’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Meg Hillier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting 13 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for how long since the date of initial application the longest outstanding disclosure and barring check has been outstanding.
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 5 Jul 2016

    Procedure: Scrutiny of the Government’s Supply Estimates. 3:10 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Meg Hillier MP, Chair, Committee of Public Accounts John Pugh MP
  • Finance Bill: General anti-abuse rule: provisional counteractions 28 Jun 2016

    I rise to speak briefly to amendment 1. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Don Valley (Caroline Flint), many members of the Public Accounts Committee, and Members across the House who have signed this simple but important amendment, which, as others have highlighted, would require a clear public register of company activity. I pay particular tribute to the hon. Member for...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Credit
  • Identity Cards
  • Vetting
  • Housing Benefit
  • Organised Crime: Departmental Co-ordination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 18 Jun 2015)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Identity) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Identity) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 Aug 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Oct 2006)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 268 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 425 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Healthcare Denmark
Address of donor: Forskerparken 10H, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights, transfers and accommodation; £350

Destination of visit: Odense, Denmark

Date of visit: 22-23 October 2015

Purpose of visit: delivering a speech at a conference.

(Registered 30 November 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A property in London: (i) and (ii).
8. Miscellaneous
Until November 2015, Ambassador (unremunerated) for Healthcare Denmark, a body established by the Danish Government in partnership with public and private providers. This entails attending briefing sessions, online and in person, to discuss and compare health care provision across the world. (Registered 25 November 2014; updated 1 December 2015)

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