Angela Smith’s voting in Parliament
Angela Smith is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Angela Smith’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
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Angela Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many meetings (a) she and (b) ministers in her Department have had with Bright Crop to discuss apprenticeships in the agricultural sector in the last six months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department showed the Countryside Alliance the Hunting Act 2004 (Exempt Hunting) (Amendment) Order 2015 in draft prior to publication; and what representations she received from that organisation on the matters covered by that Order prior to its publication.
In a written parliamentary answer that was published on Monday, the Minister stated: “Natural England has authorised badger culling in Dorset this year in addition to Somerset and Gloucestershire.” Will he explain to the House whether the new Dorset culling area is part of a roll-out of culling or another pilot area? If Dorset constitutes the start of a national roll-out, how can...
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Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Entered the 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
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Speeches
- Departmental Legal Opinion
- Bovine Tuberculosis
- Eggborough Power Station
- Agriculture: Subsidies
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (15 Apr 2014 to 18 Sep 2015)
- 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 (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Yvette Cooper, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- 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 (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 66 written questions in the last year — well 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 56.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
- 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angela Smith’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Fundraiser organised by myself and another Labour MP
Address of donor: n/a
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,706.83 was raised of which I received £3,960 for my General Election
Date of receipt: 13 November 2014
Date of acceptance: 13 November 2014
Donor status: n/a
(Registered 10 December 2014)
Name of donor: Dr Brian May
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 15 April 2015
Date accepted: 15 April 2015
Donor status: individual
(Registered 03 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Steven Wilson, as Senior Parliamentary Researcher.
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