Meg Hillier

MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch

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Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour/Co-operative

Meg Hillier’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Hospital Car Parking Charges (Abolition): Tax Avoidance and Evasion 14 Nov 2017

    Having listened to the hon. Member for Morecambe and Lunesdale (David Morris), I am dismayed. What we are talking about is openness and transparency about tax. The right hon. Member for Sutton Coldfield (Mr Mitchell) set the tone for this debate, along with my right hon. Friend the Member for Barking (Dame Margaret Hodge). This is an important cross-party issue, and I agree with nearly...
  • Hospital Car Parking Charges (Abolition): Tax Avoidance and Evasion 14 Nov 2017

    I wish to make some progress, please. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Barking on securing this debate, and I congratulate the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, “Panorama” and The Guardian for shining a light on what has come out of the Panama papers. The Public Accounts Committee has been shining a light on aggressive tax avoidance for some...
  • Petition - Proposed Free School 31 Oct 2017

    The petition is about a free school site in Hackney that is designated for 630 pupils. We have strong concerns locally that it is not suitable for those pupils. It would not create a suitable modern school facility. It has a complete lack of play space for children and will cause undue stress on the local area, particularly with traffic because of the breadth of the catchment area. The...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Credit
  • Immigration: Appeals
  • Identity Cards
  • Vetting
  • Housing Benefit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 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 85.71% 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.
  • 267 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 450 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 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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