Jeff Smith

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

@jeffsmithetc https://facebook.com/jeffsmithforwithington

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Jeff Smith) represents you, and all of the people who live in Manchester, Withington, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Greater Manchester
  • General Practitioners: Manchester Withington
  • Mental Health Services
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  • Swimming Pools: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 28 Nov 2023)
  • Shadow Minister (Clean Power and Consumers) (since 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 7 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 19 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 25 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) ( 4 Dec 2021 to 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 9 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (19 Sep 2021 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Committee ( 1 Jul 2021 to 8 Jul 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (14 May 2021 to 19 Sep 2021)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 14 May 2021)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill 22 Mar 2024

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on bringing the Bill forward. I fully support it and will be voting for it today. He outlined an impressive list of organisations. I do not think anybody has mentioned that apparently nine out of 10 of the British public support the ban, and that is something the House of Lords needs to take note of. I have just been looking through the list of emails I...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Primodos 14 Mar 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she has made an assessment of the potential implications for her Department’s policies of the report by the APPG on Hormone Pregnancy Test entitled Bitter Pill: Primodos - the forgotten thalidomide, published on 27 February 2024.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Primodos 14 Mar 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will implement the recommendations in the report by the APPG on Hormone Pregnancy Test entitled Bitter Pill: Primodos - the forgotten thalidomide, published on 27 February 2024.

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Shadow Sports Minister, a ticket with hospitality to the Man City vs. Newcastle football match in the Premier League, value £504
Date received: 4 March 2023
Date accepted: 4 March 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00040946
(Registered 15 March 2023)
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Shadow Sports Minister, ticket with hospitality for the Manchester City v Manchester United FA Cup Final at Wembley, value £895
Date received: 3 June 2023
Date accepted: 3 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00040946
(Registered 07 June 2023)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association Ltd
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Shadow DCMS Minister, centre court tickets to Wimbledon for myself and a guest (£100 each), total value £200
Date received: 5 July 2023
Date accepted: 5 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07459469
(Registered 25 July 2023)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association Ltd
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One centre court ticket to Wimbledon plus hospitality, used by a member of staff, value £480
Date received: 7 July 2023
Date accepted: 7 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07459469
(Registered 25 July 2023)
Name of donor: Live Music Industry Venues Entertainment Ltd
Address of donor: 303 The Pill Box 115 Coventry Road, London E2 6GH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Shadow DCMS Minister, Glastonbury tickets for me plus a guest (£340 each), value £680
Date received: 21-25 June 2023
Date accepted: 21 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 13472681
(Registered 27 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates
Address of donor: King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transport and food, value £5,721
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 11-16 February 2023
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to the UAE, including attending the World Government Summit.
(Registered 08 March 2023)

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