How Angela Smith voted
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Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Angela Smith hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Minister is being generous with his time, but I wish to remind him that I asked questions about today’s announcement. We would like the answers to the questions, rather than responses to the points made.
I start with the usual courtesies. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Alan. You were a Minister who had responsibility for Kew in his time in government, so this debate will no doubt be of keen interest to you. I apologise for the absence of my hon. Friend the Member for Brent North (Barry Gardiner). He has shadow ministerial responsibility for this brief, but he is...
I pay tribute to the Backbench Business Committee for granting this debate, which was a Government debate and is now a Backbench Business debate. I join other Members in paying tribute to my hon. Friends the Members for Aberdeen North (Mr Doran) and for Great Grimsby (Austin Mitchell). The second election campaign of my hon. Friend the Member for Great Grimsby in May 1979 was my first...
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Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Sheffield, Hillsborough
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy and Climate Change
- Departmental Speeches
- Departmental Legal Opinion
- Bovine Tuberculosis
- Eggborough Power Station
- Transport: Finance
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (7 Oct 2011 to 15 Apr 2014)
- Member, Administration Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 23 Jan 2012)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 21 Mar 2011)
- Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Member, Transport Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Yvette Cooper, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (29 Jan 2008 to unknown)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 14 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Yvette Cooper, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (11 Oct 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
- PPS (Yvette Cooper, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 11 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Yvette Cooper, Minister of State), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (before 10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 71.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 245 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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