Julian Smith

Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

@JulianSmithuk https://facebook.com/juliansmithofficial

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

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Payments for Victims of the Troubles 2 Sep 2020

    What assessment he has made of the timescale for the implementation of the pension scheme payments for victims of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
  • Northern Ireland: Payments for Victims of the Troubles 2 Sep 2020

    Paddy Cassidy and Raymond Trimble have died since the pension and payment scheme became law, and many other victims are extremely ill. I urge my right hon. Friend to do whatever he can to provide the Executive with confidence that money will be forthcoming in the usual way through the block grant. Will he also do everything possible to dispel the horrendous myths that have been peddled about...
  • Cabinet Office: Northern Ireland Protocol 16 Jul 2020

    What recent representations he has received from businesses on the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol.

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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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ryse Hydrogen Ltd (affordable hydrogen distribution and dispensing assets) of Eighth Floor, 6 New Street Square, New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 3AQ, for work as an external adviser advising on business development. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment.
Fee of £15,000 plus VAT expected for work done in July 2020. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 04 August 2020)
From 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021, I shall receive fees of £60,000 plus VAT a year, paid monthly, for an expected commitment of 20 hrs a year. (Registered 04 August 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)

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