How Nick Smith voted
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Nick Smith hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the (a) total cost and (b) cost per area of expenditure was of the GREAT campaign launch in Los Angeles in February 2015; and who the attendees were at that launch.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the total cost was of the GREAT campaign launch in Shanghai; what the cost was of each element of that launch; and if he will publish a list of attendees at that launch.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many staff in his Department have been seconded to which other Government departments, for what time periods and at what cost to his Department in each year since 2010.
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Former Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Sri Lanka
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Waste Disposal: Fires
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 12 Jul 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 72.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 69 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 97 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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