A selection of Meg Hillier's votes
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
48 votes for, 6 votes against, 37 absences, between 2006–2017
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
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 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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many mandatory reconsideration request decisions made by his Department have been overturned by HM Courts and Tribunals Service since the introduction of that process.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average time period is between the submission of an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal and the hearing date.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the revaluation of business rates on businesses in Hackney.
More of Meg Hillier’s recent appearances
Former Labour/Co-operative MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Topics of interest
Meg Hillier campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Energy and Climate Change
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Identity Cards
- Immigration: Appeals
- Housing Benefit
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 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Meg Hillier’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 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 67.24% 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.
- 276 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 442 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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