Angela Smith

MP, Penistone and Stocksbridge

Penistone and Stocksbridge Labour

Angela Smith’s voting in Parliament

Angela Smith is a Labour MP, and 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
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Angela Smith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: British Food 4 Feb 2016

    The Great British Food Unit depends on great British farmers producing the goods for the unit, but many farmers are still experiencing problems with the Rural Payments Agency. One of my constituency farmers was only told late on Sunday afternoon of the failure to issue his payment, and even then it was done by email. What will the Secretary of State do to make sure that farmers are properly...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Animal Experiments: Licensing 4 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to paragraph 12 of Advice Note: 05/2015 on the Harm-Benefit Analysis Process, how many project licence applications were withdrawn at the (a) concept and (b) draft stage as a result of advice from the Animals in Science Regulation Unit that the application would clearly fail the harm-benefit analysis in each year since 2012.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Animal Experiments: Licensing 4 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Advice Note: 05/2015, paragraph 9 of the Harm-Benefit Analysis Process, how many project licences applications under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 were recommended by the Animals and Science Regulation Unit in each year since 2012.

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Profile

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

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Health
  • Departmental Speeches
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Departmental Legal Opinion
  • Eggborough Power Station
  • Hunting

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 87 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 67.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angela Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 274 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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 funds

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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