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.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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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

  • 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 Sub-Committee (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Angela Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 87 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.20% 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angela Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 283 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 May 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Whitehouse Construction
Address of donor: Ewart House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne DE6 1JU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with lunch for my spouse (who is also my Senior Parliamentary Researcher) and me to watch a Sheffield Wednesday FC match, total value £260 (£130 each). Registered together with ticket received on 2 February 2016.

Date received: 16 January 2016

Date accepted: 16 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 0133981

(Registered 19 April 2016)
Name of donor: Whitehouse Construction
Address of donor: Ewart House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne DE6 1JU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket with lunch for my spouse (who is also my Senior Parliamentary Researcher) to watch a Sheffield Wednesday FC match, total value £130. Registered together with tickets received on 16 January 2016.

Date received: 2 February 2016

Date accepted: 2 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 0133981

(Registered 19 April 2016)
Name of donor: Whitehouse Construction
Address of donor: Ewart House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne DE6 1JU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with lunch for my spouse (who is also my Senior Parliamentary Researcher) and me to watch a Sheffield Wednesday FC match, total value £260 (£130 each).

Date received: 16 April 2016

Date accepted: 16 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 0133981

(Registered 19 April 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Steven Wilson, as Senior Parliamentary Researcher.

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