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 against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, between 2010–2011
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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The Prime Minister believes himself, by all reports, to be a great statesman, but this House, in passing the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019, simply changed the parameters of the discussions he needed to have with Europe. It did not prevent him having those discussions. If he is this great statesman, why can he not be sure that he can come back with a deal? All this House has...
It would be helpful if the Secretary of State could set out the cost to the taxpayer of Operation Matterhorn so far and what likelihood there is, realistically, of getting money back from individual people’s travel insurance.
The Attorney General has said that he is going to review whether advice should be published, but in answer to the former Attorney General, the right hon. and learned Member for Kenilworth and Southam (Jeremy Wright), he upheld and defended the privacy of that legal advice. Can he tell the House the scope of the review he is undertaking? Is it just related to the Government’s defeat in 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
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
- Schools: Asbestos
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
- Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (since 26 Nov 2018)
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.
Name of donor: Office of the Auditor General of Ontario
Address of donor: 20 Dundas Street West, Suite 1530, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C2
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and conference hospitality, total value £1,391.39
Destination of visit: Niagra on the Lake, Ontario, Canada
Dates of visit: 16-23 August 2019
Purpose of visit: Keynote speaker at the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees and Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors Conference, invited in my capacity as Chair of the UK Public Accounts Committee.
(Registered 20 September 2019)
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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