Dame Maria Miller

The Rt Hon Dame Maria Miller is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for Basingstoke, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Dame Maria Miller, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

Shows previous posts, roles and other relevant information.

Representations

Party affiliation

Conservative
5 May 2005 - 30 May 2024

Elections contested

Wolverhampton North East
7 June 2001
Commons

Government posts

Minister for Women and Equalities
Government Equalities Office
15 October 2012 - 9 April 2014
Commons
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
6 September 2012 - 9 April 2014
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
17 May 2010 - 6 September 2012
Commons

House membership

Commons
Dame Maria Miller
5 May 2005 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families)
HM Official Opposition
3 July 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
6 November 2006 - 3 July 2007
Commons
Shadow Minister (Education)
Department for Education
10 May 2005 - 6 November 2006
Commons

Committee memberships

Trade & Industry
12 July 2005 - 23 January 2006
Commons
Children, Schools and Families
9 November 2007 - 17 December 2007
Commons
Women and Equalities Committee
Chair
12 July 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Women and Equalities Committee
Chair
18 June 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
6 November 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
10 September 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion
15 November 2016 - 25 October 2018
Commons
Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system
13 February 2019 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint)
Chair
19 March 2019 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint)
27 February 2019 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Administration Committee
18 March 2020 - 18 March 2020
Commons
Administration Committee
2 March 2020 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Panel of Chairs
23 March 2020 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act
10 November 2020 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill
2 February 2022 - 9 February 2022
Commons
Online Safety Bill
18 May 2022 - 28 June 2022
Commons
Speaker's Conference
19 October 2022 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Bill
8 February 2023 - 22 February 2023
Commons
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and International Committee of the Red Cross (Status) Bill
28 February 2024 - 6 March 2024
Commons