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Conservative MP for Norwich North
- Entered Parliament on 24 July 2009 — Byelection
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Chloe Smith voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Health, Children, Schools and Families, Communities and Local Government, Justice
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Driving Offences: Norwich, Schools: Norwich, Incapacity Benefit: Norwich, Post Offices: Norwich, Crime: Norwich
(based on written questions asked by Chloe Smith and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Finance Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Pensions Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Finance (No. 4) Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Welfare Reform Bill Committee (26 out of 26)
- Flood and Water Management Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (20 Jun 2013)
“Political and Constitutional Reform: Role and powers of the Prime Minister: fixed-term Parliaments.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE, Director, Institute for Government; Miss Chloe Smith MP, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, Cabinet Office”
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Buildings (13 Jun 2013)
“This Government has taken a determined approach to cutting its expenditure on property to address the wasteful situation it inherited at the time of the last election where millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money were spent on unnecessary and under-occupied buildings. These efforts to consolidate and slim down the property estate ensured savings of £620 million last year alone and...”
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electronic Surveillance (13 Jun 2013)
“I refer to the statement made by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), on 10 June 2013, Official Report, columns 31-43.”
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 89.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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