Conservative MP for Basingstoke (5 May 2005 – current)
James Gray: My mind has gone completely blank—[Hon. Members: “Maria Miller.”] I call Maria Miller; I beg your pardon.
Maria Miller: Maria Miller. I am Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and I am also Minister for Women and Equalities.
Seema Malhotra: ...disabled constituent Ray Bellisario has had accessing buses in his permissible wheelchair, often when going to and from hospital. Despite repeated letters on the issue to the disabilities Minister, Maria Miller, over the past 18 months, he had received no reply. Miraculously, however, a letter appeared in The Guardian from Maria Miller—
Shona Robison: ...Pensions regarding changes to the Independent Living Fund. The Minister for Housing and Communities raised this issue when he met with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled Peple, Maria Miller on 29 July 2010. I have also written to Maria Miller, explaining the Scottish Government’s concerns and we are due to discuss this matter on 16 September 2010.
Maria Miller: ...a non-departmental public body remains under consideration as part of a Government wide review of such bodies. The Minister with responsibility for disabled people the hon. Member for Basingstoke (Maria Miller) and departmental officials recently met with trade union representatives to listen to their views on the future of Remploy. We will continue to work with and listen to the views of...
...be within the legislative competence of that Assembly, no recommendation is to be made to Her Majesty under this paragraph unless the Department of Finance and Personnel has been consulted.’.—(Maria Miller.) Title Amendment made: 54, title, line 4 after ‘overseas,’ insert ‘and for the review of civil partnership,’.— (Maria Miller.)
Division number 1 - 3 yes, 9 no Voting yes: Stewart Jackson, Tim Loughton, Maria Miller Voting no: Annette Brooke, Ian Cawsey, Ann Coffey, Maria Eagle, John Grogan, Beverley Hughes, Diana Johnson, David Kidney, Margaret Moran
Division number 4 - 3 yes, 9 no Voting yes: Stewart Jackson, Tim Loughton, Maria Miller Voting no: Ian Cawsey, Ann Coffey, Maria Eagle, John Grogan, Diana Johnson, Sally Keeble, David Kidney, Margaret Moran, Christine Russell
Division number 5 - 3 yes, 9 no Voting yes: Stewart Jackson, Tim Loughton, Maria Miller Voting no: Ian Cawsey, Ann Coffey, Maria Eagle, John Grogan, Diana Johnson, Sally Keeble, David Kidney, Margaret Moran, Christine Russell
Keith Brown: ...’s response in relation to supported employment and Remploy. He will not find the Scottish Government’s official response on our website, but I assure him that the Deputy First Minister met Maria Miller, who is the UK Minister for Disabled People, to discuss the matter in September. She followed that with a letter to Maria Miller in October, although that covered other issues for...
Alex Attwood: ...speaking to Iain Duncan Smith between today and tomorrow or today and Thursday. However, I told my officials this morning that we need to meet him again, next week if possible. I flagged that with Maria Miller when I spoke to her this morning about some further ideas that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has about child maintenance. I put down very strong markers in private with...
John Bercow: We now come to the Select Committee statement. The Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee, the right hon. Member for Basingstoke (Mrs Miller), will speak for up to 10 minutes, during which no interventions may be taken. At the conclusion of her statement, I will call Members to put questions on the subject of the statement and, of course, call Mrs Maria Miller to respond to them in...
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families whether the National Academy of Parenting Practitioners provides support and training directly to parents to train them to deliver parenting classes to other parents.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many Sure Start centres were built in each of the last 12 months.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent assessment he has made of the level of English spoken by staff in childcare settings.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how frequently early years settings must apply for exemption from the early years foundation stage to sustain exempted status; (2) how many early years settings have applied for an exemption from the early years foundation stage in the last 12 months.
Maria Miller: What steps the Government are taking to reduce the gender pay gap.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 17 June 2008, Official Report, column 875W, on breastfeeding, what steps are being taken to promote the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative to maternity units in areas of high social deprivation.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Boosting Language Auditory Skills and Talking programme.
Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment, based on the local authority childcare sufficiency assessments, he has made of the adequacy of standards of childcare achieved; and what recent steps the Government has taken to ensure that local authorities meet requirements to provide childcare services by 31 March 2008.