Nick Smith

MP, Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Labour

Nick Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Nick Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Nick Smith’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Nick Smith has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • School Funding: Business of the House 21 Jul 2016

    Fear, pressure and unrealistic expectations are the words that workers at Sports Direct use about their employment. May we have a debate on zero-hours contracts and the exploitation of workers in the retail industry, where something is going badly wrong?
  • Business of the House 14 Jul 2016

    May we have a debate on Islamic extremism in UK prisons? The Acheson report is worrying and states that the National Offender Management Service does not have coherent strategy to deal with the threat.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Links: Wales and the South-west 13 Jul 2016

    Plans for future south Wales rail links were heavily dependent on EU cash. Will the Minister ask the Treasury to support rail links such as the metro for the future?

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Profile

Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Obesity
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Food: Fraud
  • Sri Lanka
  • National Food Crime Unit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

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