Meg Hillier

MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch

Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour/Co-operative

Meg Hillier’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Future Flood Prevention: Health and Social Care 27 Feb 2017

    I was going to say that this had been a good-natured and thoughtful debate. It is a shame that a Minister who is usually thoughtful has resorted to seemingly blaming NHS England for the present situation. I think it important to be clear about the budgetary position: NHS England asked for a certain amount of money, which the Government have stretched over an extra year. Money that was meant...
  • Future Flood Prevention: Health and Social Care 27 Feb 2017

    May I pay tribute to the Chair of the Health Committee for her sterling work in this area and to the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Committee? Our three Committees are united in the view that we need to bring the agenda of how we fund health and social care to the front and centre of this House and this Government. It is important that we work together on that. It is quite...
  • Future Flood Prevention: Health and Social Care 27 Feb 2017

    We have not looked at that directly, but we know that the biggest revenue cost for hospitals is staffing, which is followed, for some hospitals, by servicing a PFI deal. Early analysis suggests—I would not want the House to lay too much on this, because it comes from conversations I have had from auditors—that the challenge is that the cost of refinancing those PFI deals can swamp...

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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

Meg Hillier campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Credit
  • Identity Cards
  • Vetting
  • Immigration: Appeals
  • Housing Benefit

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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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below 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 67.05% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 437 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

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).

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