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Jacqui Smith

Former Labour MP for Redditch

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A selection of Jacqui Smith's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Justice: Magistrates: Age 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice for what reasons upper age limits for magistrates are in place.
  • Written Answers — Justice: Magistrates: Age 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether he has made a recent assessment of the merits of (a) appointing magistrates over the age of 65 and (b) employing magistrates over the age of 70 years.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Hang Gliding and Paragliding: EU Action 6 Apr 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what assessment he has made of the possible effects on the sports of hang gliding and paragliding of proposals in the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation consultation on the draft Standardised European Rules of the Air; and if he will meet the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association to discuss the proposals.

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Former Labour MP for Redditch

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)


Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Magistrates: Age
  • Local Strategic Partnerships: Members
  • Renewable Energy
  • Hang Gliding and Paragliding: EU Action
  • Horizon

Other offices held in the past

  • Home Secretary (28 Jun 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Chief Whip (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Minister of State (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Minister of State (Industry and the Regions and Deputy Minister for Women), Department of Trade and Industry (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State, Department of Health (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Employment (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jacqui Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 57 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 748 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Delivery of training sessions for Westminster Explained, 4 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1X 7DL.
£150 received. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2010)
£150 received. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2010)
Survey completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA. Fee of £75 paid to constituency association. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 January 2010)

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