Julian Smith

MP, Skipton and Ripon

Skipton and Ripon Conservative

A selection of Julian Smith's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Julian Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 19 Mar 2015

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  • Amendment of the Law 19 Mar 2015

    On the subject of sound and fury, will the shadow Chancellor clarify what he would do to stick to the commitments he made when he signed up to the charter for budget responsibility only a few weeks ago?
  • Business of the House 19 Mar 2015

    The Leader of the House is not only one of the finest Foreign Secretaries and parliamentarians that Britain has ever had but a much-loved and respected local North Yorkshire MP. May we have a debate about North Yorkshire, its people, its businesses, its beauty and its beer?

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Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Procurement
  • Conditions of Employment
  • EU Law
  • Departmental Food

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 13 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 97.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Julian Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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