A selection of Jeff Smith's votes
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Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, in 2016
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I thank the Secretary of State for her statement. This is clearly a combination of shocking system failure and a failure by the company, but I am unclear whether the Secretary of State thinks that the law has been broken here. If it turns out that the law has been broken by executives, who may well have been taking large bonuses at the time, will she reassure us that the Government will be...
To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment he has made of the potential effectiveness of the provisions in the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill for Parliament to scrutinise the UK-EU free trade agreement negotiations.
To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether he has made an assessment of the potential economic effect of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill on the North West of England.
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Former Labour MP for Manchester, Withington
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Jeff Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Education
- Department of Health
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Mental Health Services
- Sex and Relationship Education: LGBT People
- Drugs: Misuse
- Prescriptions: Fees and Charges
Other offices held in the past
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jeff Smith’s speeches
- Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 152 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 89 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Sky Betting and Gaming
Address of donor: 2 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Carabao Cup Final, including hospitality, total value £470
Date received: 24 February 2019
Date accepted: 24 February 2019
Donor status: company, registration 01100741
(Registered 22 March 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons
, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights to Nairobi £921.90
Destination of visit: Kenya
Dates of visit: 6-10 November 2017
Purpose of visit: To understand and explore the role of the UK Armed Forces
in Kenya as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme
(Registered 12 December 2018)
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights with a total value of £536.75
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Dates of visit: 28-30 May 2019
Purpose of visit: To understand and explore the role of the UK Armed Forces in Gibraltar as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.
(Registered 22 July 2019)
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