Andrew Smith

MP, Oxford East

Oxford East Labour

Andrew Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Andrew Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andrew Smith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Smith generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Smith generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Smith’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Smith’s full vote analysis page for more.

Andrew Smith has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: English Language 12 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in how many cases in 2016 was the allegation that a proxy took an English examination on behalf of another person the basis for (a) deportation and (b) detention in an immigration removal centre.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: English Language 12 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many letters were sent to migrants during 2016 alleging that a proxy had sat and passed their English examination for them.
  • Leasehold and Commonhold Reform 20 Dec 2016

    I commend the hon. Gentleman and my hon. Friend the Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim Fitzpatrick) for all their work on this incredibly important subject. Given all the complexity that the hon. Gentleman is describing, and the scope for manipulation and exploitation, is anything resembling the current pattern of leasehold tenure actually just not fit for purpose? Do we not need to move...

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Labour MP for Oxford East

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Palestinians
  • Hepatitis
  • HMS Victory
  • Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre
  • Palestinians: International Assistance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 12 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, South East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (29 May 2002 to 7 Sep 2004)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (11 Oct 1999 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (3 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1996)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1992 to 1 Jun 1996)
  • Member, Social Services Committee (22 Nov 1988 to 10 Feb 1989)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 1988 to 1 Jun 1992)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A residential property in Lambeth, and a co-ownership property in France: (i) and (ii). (Registered 25 February 2013)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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