How Andrew Smith voted since 2001
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- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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Andrew Smith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I apologise, Mr Dobbin; I could not be here at the beginning of the debate due to a constituency commitment. Will the Minister say a bit more about the process and the criteria by which the number of vulnerable cases is identified? It is difficult to imagine that there are not very many more who would fit the criteria, but who we are not taking. I am interested in liaison with the UN and how...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many young people who had been in receipt of free school meals applied to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in 2010-11.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 18 June 2014, Official Report, column 644W, on infrastructure projects: Jordan Valley, what positive benefits for Palestinians living in Area C have resulted so far from her Department's engagement with Israel.
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Labour MP for Oxford East
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- HMS Victory
- Palestinians: International Assistance
- Detention Centres
- Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
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 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 97 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 71.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 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") 768 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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