Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

Nick Smith’s voting in Parliament

Nick Smith is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Nick Smith’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Nick Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Low Emission Zones 25 Nov 2015

    I thank the Minister for accepting my intervention and for his contribution. There seems to be a lot of willingness across the UK to introduce these schemes and he has spoken about introducing cameras and background administrative systems to help implement them, so how will the Government financially help local authorities to implement these good ideas?
  • Low Emission Zones 25 Nov 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Bath (Ben Howlett) on securing this debate, and I thank other colleagues for their contributions. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Moon. We need to introduce a network of low-emission zones. The health impact of air pollution places a huge burden on this and future generations, so we need a genuine long-term solution. Air...
  • Low Emission Zones 25 Nov 2015

    My hon. Friend makes an important point. The more information that is available on this topic, the better. We need more ambition to clean up the air we breathe. Worse still, the glaring inconsistencies between test data and real world emissions mean that the accuracy of the Department’s assumptions on air quality improvements must also be called into question. Given all the recent media...

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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

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: 9 Nov 2015.


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