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Julian Smith

Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

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Julian Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Julian Smith voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

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

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 13 May 2020

    More than 5,000 rough sleepers—90% of the homeless population in the UK—are now in temporary accommodation as a result of action taken by the Government at the start of this crisis. Will the Prime Minister commit to providing all funds necessary and taking all action needed to ensure that this positive way of dealing with the homelessness crisis can be made permanent and that each of...
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Capital Investment: Northern Ireland 11 Feb 2020

    A new UK Government - Northern Ireland Executive joint board will be established, convened by myself, to oversee implementation of the New Decade, New Approach agreement. This Board will include myself, the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland and is expected to meet in the first quarter of this year. The Joint Board would have as part of its Terms of Reference in...
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Stormont House Agreement 11 Feb 2020

    The Government is committed to reforming the current legacy system in Northern Ireland in a way which provides reconciliation for victims and greater certainty for veterans. The Government will be working to develop proposals in the coming weeks.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Procurement
  • Conditions of Employment
  • EU Law
  • Departmental Food

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Chief Whip (2 Nov 2017 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 14 Nov 2017)
  • The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (13 Jun 2017 to 2 Nov 2017)
  • Government Whip (17 Jul 2016 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Julian Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Julian Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 178 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 May 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr John D Sumner
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have accepted honorary membership for life of the Carlton Club. (Registered 19 January 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Three residential properties in London, the third being acquired in July 2016: (i) and (ii). (Updated 23 April 2013 and 04 August 2016)

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

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