Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

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How Nick Smith voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Nick Smith hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Physical Inactivity (Public Health) 18 Nov 2014

    I have little time to respond, so I unfortunately cannot comment on all the cracking contributions made in the debate, but I did particularly like the point raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Inverclyde (Mr McKenzie), who talked about our spending all day in front of a screen and then going home to spend our evening in front of a screen. We should all be mindful of that. I also laughed...
  • [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Physical Inactivity (Public Health) 18 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure both to serve under your chairmanship today, Mr Weir, and to introduce today’s debate. I would like to put my thanks on the record to the Backbench Business Committee for allocating us this time, and I particularly thank the hon. Members for Chatham and Aylesford (Tracey Crouch) and for Canterbury (Mr Brazier), my right hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Kevin...

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Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Obesity
  • Sri Lanka
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Insulation
  • Waste Disposal: Fires

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.02% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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