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Maria Frances Lewis Miller is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Basingstoke since 2005. She is the Chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee.

The Right Honourable

MP
Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (8185456067).jpg
Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee
Assumed office
18 June 2015
Preceded by Position established
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
In office
4 September 2012 – 9 April 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Jeremy Hunt
Succeeded by Sajid Javid
Minister for Women and Equalities
In office
4 September 2012 – 9 April 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Theresa May
Succeeded by Nicky Morgan
Sajid Javid
Undersecretary of State for Disabled People
In office
12 May 2010 – 4 September 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Jonathan Shaw
Succeeded by Esther McVey
Member of Parliament
for Basingstoke
Assumed office
6 May 2005
Preceded by Andrew Hunter
Majority 11,063 (20.8%)
Personal details
Born Maria Frances Lewis
(1964-03-26) 26 March 1964 (age 52)
Wolverhampton, England
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Iain Miller
Children 1 daughter
2 sons
Alma mater London School of Economics
Religion Anglicanism
Website Official website

Maria Frances Lewis Miller (born 26 March 1964) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Basingstoke since 2005. She is the Chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee.

She was the Minister for Disabled People from 2010 to 2012, and from 2012 to 2014 a member of the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Women and Equalities. Miller was forced to resign from the cabinet in April 2014 because she had over-claimed expenses.

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Heather Brooke and Therese Coffey on Maria Miller's expenses - Newsnight

Freedom of information campaigner Heather Brooke and Therese Coffey MP discuss the ongoing row over Maria Miller's expenses. Follow @BBCNewsnight on ...

Maria Miller On High Street Sexism | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Broadcast on 20/01/16 Chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee Maria Miller talks about a recent ...