Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

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Nick Smith’s voting in Parliament

Nick 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 Nick Smith’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Nick Smith’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Nick Smith’s full vote analysis page for more.

Nick Smith has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Food 9 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the annual budget is for food produced for her Department's offices; and what proportion of food produced for her Department was sourced from British producers in the last period for which figures are available.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Fraud 9 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) incidents have been reported to trading standards teams and (b) prosecutions there have been related to food and drink products substituted with a cheaper alternative in each of the last three years.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Fraud 9 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) incidents have been reported to trading standards teams of and (b) prosecutions have taken place for making false statements about the source of ingredients in each of the last three years.

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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
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Obesity
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Food: Fraud
  • Sri Lanka
  • National Food Crime Unit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

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