Nick Smith

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent


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.

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Off-road Biking — [Mrs Pauline Latham in the Chair] 20 Feb 2024

    In Gwent, we have a regional roundtable that considers illegal off-road bikers. MPs, MSs, council officials, farmers and passionate bike riders come together to try to deal with this ongoing scourge. It is worth reporting that in recent months Gwent police has, with local councillors, launched a team, with shared prosperity funding, to look at this important, ongoing and growing issue. Does...
  • Off-road Biking — [Mrs Pauline Latham in the Chair] 20 Feb 2024

    The issue of registration is important and does need working through. On the mountain tops of our valleys in south Wales, we have thousands of acres of common land, and that is where the illegal off-road bikers spend the majority of their time. They create a proper mess, and it is really awful—it destroys our environment. What is the best way of dealing with off-road bikers on common land,...
  • Justice: Crown Court Backlog 20 Feb 2024

    What progress his Department has made on reducing the backlog of cases in the Crown court.

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Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent

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

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Topics of interest

Nick Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Work and Pensions
  • Mark Fullbrook
  • Drugs: Refrigerators
  • Protective Clothing: Contracts
  • NHS: Protective Clothing
  • Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (since 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
  • Member, UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [Lords] Committee (16 Nov 2022 to 22 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Elections Bill Committee (15 Sep 2021 to 26 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 11 Dec 2023)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee ( 1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Oct 2016 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 18 Oct 2016)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Community Trade Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Date received: 4 April 2023
Date accepted: 28 April 2023
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 03 May 2023)

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