John Smith

Former MP, Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan Labour

A selection of John Smith's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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John Smith occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Thromboembolism: Health Services 22 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding his Department has allocated to the Venous Thromboembolism Exemplar Network in each of the last three years.
  • Written Answers — Health: Thromboembolism: Health Services 22 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much funding has been allocated to the National Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Strategy in each of the last five years, excluding funding allocated to the National VTE Commissioning for Quality and Innovation goal; (2) how much funding has been allocated to the (a) Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction Strategy, (b) National Venous...
  • Written Answers — Health: Thromboembolism: Health Services 22 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department has issued on the implementation of the Venous Thromboembolism National Commissioning Goal to (a) strategic health authority managers, (b) primary care trust managers, (c) acute trust managers and (d) other healthcare professionals.

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Former Labour MP for Vale of Glamorgan

Entered House of Commons on 4 May 1989 — unknown

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election


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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Wales
  • Defence Aviation Repair Agency
  • Thrombosis
  • RAF Cottesmore
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Military Bases: Wales

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 42.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 70 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 190 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.


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