Owen Smith

MP, Pontypridd

Pontypridd Labour

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How Owen Smith voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Owen Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Accident and Emergency Departments 21 Jan 2015

    Since we last met, the Secretary of State has warned his Cabinet colleagues to mind their language when talking about the NHS in Wales. He said: “I want them to take care how they speak about health services in Wales…I don’t want to hear anyone talking about a second-class NHS in Wales”. Is he therefore disappointed that the Prime Minister has overruled him in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Accident and Emergency Departments 21 Jan 2015

    I take it from that answer that the Secretary of State is disappointed that the Prime Minister has overruled him. I believe that the Prime Minister has done that because talking about the Welsh NHS is his favourite way of distracting people’s attention from the failings of the NHS in England. Given that there is a crisis in hospitals near the border in Telford, in Shropshire, and in...
  • Wales Bill (Programme) (No.3): Clause 8 — Welsh rates of income tax 10 Dec 2014

    To paraphrase the infamous, notorious entry in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, it is not a question of “For Wales, see England”, “For Scotland, see Wales”, or “For Wales, see Scotland”. We have different countries with different demographics, histories and relative tax takes, and on behalf of the Welsh people, we should sensibly take a position that reflects...

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Labour MP for Pontypridd

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Wales
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Child Care
  • Departmental Meetings
  • Nurseries
  • Devolution

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 16 April 2014)

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