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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2007–2016
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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017
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Meg Hillier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
It is a great pleasure to follow two such excellent maiden speeches. I congratulate the hon. Member for Saffron Walden (Mrs Badenoch) on her speech. We share a background and a love for the London Assembly, of which we have both been members, and for Nigeria; I sense that she shares not just my love for it, but my frustration that that wonderful country still faces so many challenges. I look...
The hon. Lady makes an important point. If we add on the other changes in Government Departments—the DWP is going through some changes of property and where jobs might be—that poses a challenge. We face a challenge with skills in this country anyway, and we can add to that our exit from the European Union and the fact that we have so many unanswered questions about what will...
My hon. Friend raises an important point. As we approach the summer recess—with only one Bill published for our exit from the EU, with no serious plans on the table, and with it becoming apparent that when we come back in the autumn we will not get going seriously until October—we are getting to a point at which we will not even have 18 months to get this show on the road. I am...
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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
- Energy and Climate Change
- Innovation and Skills
- Identity Cards
- Immigration: Appeals
- Housing Benefit
Currently held offices
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
- Has received answers to 12 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 449 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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