Meg Hillier

MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch

Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour/Co-operative

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.

  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes

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Meg Hillier has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 19 Jan 2017

    Notwithstanding that many of us were disappointed with the result of the referendum, we recognise that the people have spoken. Nevertheless, it is not just for the Government to decide the detail; it is very important that this House gets a proper say. In response to the hon. Member for Wellingborough (Mr Bone) and other Members, the Leader of the House indicated that there will be ample...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 18 Jan 2017

    In response to the right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry), the Prime Minister talked about her desire to give clarity around our exit from the EU. Many of my constituents are European citizens who are paying tax and bringing up their families here. What assurance can she give them about their future, particularly if they change employer or are freelancers?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Housing Supply 17 Jan 2017

    For many in my constituency, home ownership is but a pipe dream, with more people renting privately than owning their own homes. What steps is the Minister considering to encourage private landlords at least to offer longer tenancies for these very many private renters in London and in Hackney South?

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Profile

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 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 65.91% 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.
  • 268 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Meg Hillier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 430 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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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