Angela Smith

MP, Penistone and Stocksbridge

Penistone and Stocksbridge Labour

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How Angela Smith voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Angela Smith hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flooding 17 Jul 2014

    The Government’s response to the winter floods was slow and chaotic. Four months on, parliamentary answers from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs show that, of the 10 million pledged by the Prime Minister to Somerset farmers, only 403,000 has been paid out, and only 2,320 has been paid out to one fisherman in the south-west. The Prime Minister has...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Gaza 14 Jul 2014

    The Foreign Secretary has quite rightly drawn attention to the role of the international community in securing a ceasefire, but can he give his assessment of how likely it is that we will get a cessation of violence in the days ahead?
  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Seas and Oceans 14 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the economic cost of the degradation of natural capital in the UK's marine environment.

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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
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Departmental Speeches
  • Departmental Legal Opinion
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Eggborough Power Station
  • Transport: Finance

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 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 48 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 71.45% 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angela Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 238 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: BASF plc
Address of donor: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6QG
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): Flights with a value of £494.60,  accommodation with a value of £110.97 and hospitality, transfers and other incidentals with a value of £314.97; total £920.54
Destination of visit: BASF Chemical complex, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Date of visit: 23-24 July 2013
Purpose of visit: Industry and Parliament Trust visit to the BASF complex in Ludwigshafen. (Registered 21 August 2013)

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