Andrew Smith

MP, Oxford East

Oxford East Labour

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How Andrew Smith voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Andrew Smith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan 28 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei to protect Ngok Dinka returnees while they gather grass to rebuild homes in that region.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain 28 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the government of Bahrain on the detention and treatment of political prisoners.
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Sudan: South Sudan 28 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make representations to the World Food Programme requesting it to consult South Sudanese members of AJOC and Dinka Ngok residents in Abyei about its report entitled, Abyei Integrated Rapid Food Security and Nutrition Assessment, and to revise the report and its recommendations in the light of their responses.

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Labour MP for Oxford East

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Palestinians
  • HMS Victory
  • Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre
  • Palestinians: International Assistance
  • Detention Centres

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, South East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (29 May 2002 to 7 Sep 2004)
  • Chief Secretary, HM Treasury (11 Oct 1999 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities), Department for Education and Employment (3 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 102 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 775 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

8. Land and Property
A residential property in Lambeth, and a co-ownership property in France. Jointly with my wife I receive holiday letting income from these properties. (Registered 25 February 2013)

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