Jeff Smith

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)
Manchester, Withington Labour

Jeff Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Jeff Smith generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

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

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services 8 Feb 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2018 to Question 125390, how the £55 million fund for financial inclusion and capability initiatives will be allocated.
  • Attorney General: Leaving the EU: European Arrest Warrant 8 Feb 2018

    What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the operation of the European arrest warrant.
  • Attorney General: Leaving the EU: European Arrest Warrant 8 Feb 2018

    Will not these arrangements have to function on the basis of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice? Which is more important to the Government, their heavy red line on the ECJ or the ability to work effectively with our European partners to tackle crime? Does the Attorney General agree with the House of Lords report that the safety of the people of the UK should be the...

More of Jeff Smith’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Visas
  • Mobile Phones: Competition
  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges
  • Vetting: Greater Manchester
  • Bangladesh: Rohingya

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jeff Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 46 written questions in the last year — above 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 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 153 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jeff Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 53 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Neil Peden
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh (Manchester Branch)
Address of donor: 332 Dickenson Road, Longsight, Manchester M13 0NG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return air tickets £590; three night’s accommodation £240; total value £830

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Dates of visit: 7-12 November 2017

Purpose of visit: To promote understanding and strengthen educational and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh.

(Registered 12 December 2017)

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

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.