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

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Papua 9 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has received reports of restrictions by the Indonesian government on access to West Papua for international non-governmental organisations and media.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plants 7 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effect on UK science, plant breeding and food production of changes to the regulatory regime for plant breeding techniques after the UK leaves the EU.
  • Road Traffic Accident Prevention 6 Dec 2016

    I thought that my hon. Friend might be perorating towards a conclusion. [Interruption.] No, there is much more to come. I commend him for his passion and all his work over the years on this important subject. Will he say something about cyclists’ safety in particular? I am sure that a number of the tweets he mentioned would have referred to that. Does he agree that we all have an...

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Profile

Labour MP for Oxford East

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

Expenses

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: 5 Dec 2016.

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)

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