Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

A selection of Nick Smith's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Nick Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Attorney General: Serious Fraud Office 2 Jul 2015

    What his future funding proposals are for the Serious Fraud Office; and if he will make a statement.
  • Attorney General: Serious Fraud Office 2 Jul 2015

    The SFO going cap in hand to the Treasury when it wants to take on a major case could mean delaying justice. Why not let moneys recovered by the SFO be kept by it so that it has autonomy?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business Regulation 30 Jun 2015

    The summer sporting and music calendar is in full swing, but fans are being let down by shady ticket sellers. This week, Taylor Swift fans are disappointed after the company from which they have bought tickets online disappeared without trace. When can we have better regulation of the secondary ticket market so that fans are not ripped off? [Interruption.]

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Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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