Meg Hillier has been the Labour Party member of parliament (MP) for Hackney South and Shoreditch since 2005. She served as shadow secretary of state for energy and climate change from 2010 to 2011.
In the 2015 general election Hillier held her seat by winning 64.4 percent of the vote and a majority of 24,243.
- Meg Hillier, www.parliament.uk, accessed 24 August 2013.
- BBC News Hackney South and Shoreditch, accessed 15 May 2015.
- Winning candidates for select committee Chairs announced, www.parliament.co.uk, 18 June 2015