Ruth Smeeth

MP, Stoke-on-Trent North

Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

Ruth Smeeth’s voting in Parliament

Ruth Smeeth 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 Ruth Smeeth’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Ruth Smeeth never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Sure Start 20 Jul 2015

    Given that parents will use the 30 hours for full day care, what consideration has been given to the fact that the children will now need to be fed during that time, and what additional training and funds, if any, are being provided to facilitate that?
  • Cremation of Infants (England) 8 Jul 2015

    I thank the hon. Member for Shrewsbury and Atcham (Daniel Kawczynski) for calling the debate and I apologise that I have yet to be so involved in the campaign. Does my hon. Friend agree that families have been left heartbroken and ignored in their bereavement for far too long? The Turnock family, who are constituents of mine, have sought answers about their son’s cremation at Bradwell...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Hearing Aids: North Staffordshire 30 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of whether North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's (a) evaluation of clinical evidence and (b) patient engagement relating to its decision to restrict the provision of NHS hearing aids from 1 October 2015 is compliant with (i) the NHS constitution and (ii) the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Hearing Aids: North Staffordshire
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  • Hearing Impairment

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 52.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1 time in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Unity
Address of donor: Hillcrest House, Garth Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 2AB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: RMT
Address of donor: 39 Charlton Street, London, NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Tamares Real Estates Investments Ltd
Address of donor: 41 Dover Street, London W1S 4NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 02792424

(Registered 05 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I have been a board member of Hope Not Hate Ltd since 19 May 2015 (Registered 05 June 2015)

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