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.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
77 votes for, 6 votes against, 39 absences, between 2006–2018
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Meg Hillier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 5 Sep 2018
The former permanent secretary at the Home Office has acknowledged that the funding formula for policing is ineffective. However, as there has been a delay, it now looks like we will be waiting until the spending review before the new formula is agreed and comes into force. On my calculation that means it will not come into force or make a difference until 2020-21. Can the Minister give us...
I am proud to represent the beating heart of emerging tech and digital businesses in Hackney South and Shoreditch, but dismayed that still, according to the Centre for Towns and the House of Commons Library, my constituency is ranked 384th out 650 for broadband speed. I welcome the Secretary of State’s tone on broadband, but will he make sure that areas such as mine also get the benefit?
Because of funding pressures, many schools are cutting short the school week, so what is the Prime Minister’s message to parents whose children will be out of school for half a day a week?
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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
Meg Hillier campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Energy and Climate Change
- Immigration: Appeals
- Identity Cards
- Housing Benefit
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
- Chair, Public Accounts Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
- Has received answers to 12 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 75.73% 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") 466 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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