Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

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How Nick Smith voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Nick Smith hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Coalfield Communities 28 Oct 2014

    A few weeks ago, my borough of Blaenau Gwent had the privilege of screening the Welsh premier of “Still the Enemy Within” in our historic and award-winning Market Hall cinema. That moving documentary about the ’84 strike captured the most important trade union dispute of our lives. It reminded me of the worry that I felt for my family—the knot that I had in my stomach...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Network (South Wales) 22 Oct 2014

    Will the delay in the delivery of the electrification of the valley lines mean that the final cost will go up?

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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 70 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 73.03% 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") 86 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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