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.
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show 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 more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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Meg Hillier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The Public Accounts Committee has summoned witnesses from the Department for Communities and Local Government to come before it tomorrow to explain reports that the troubled families programme has not been achieving its aims. Since 5 October, my Committee has been asking the Department to release six evaluation reports on the scheme. After much delay, they...
The Public Accounts Committee and the Comptroller and Auditor General have both warned that the NHS budget is not sustainable. When will the Prime Minister’s Government wake up to the reality of growing demand, avoid the political rhetoric and set a sustainable NHS budget for this year and the future?
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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
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Energy and Climate Change
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Identity Cards
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
- Has received answers to 19 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 66.08% 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.
- 269 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 428 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
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).
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
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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