Jeff Smith

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Manchester, Withington


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

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

Last updated: 25 Jun 2019

Recent appearances

  • Non-Invasive Precision Cancer Therapies 18 Jul 2019

    I am very proud to have the Christie Hospital in my constituency of Manchester, Withington. It has a fantastic proton beam therapy unit, which is going to be the future of cancer treatment. However, when I speak to the staff at the Christie, their biggest worry is the workforce. Does he agree with me that the challenge is not just funding for treatment, but actually investing in our cancer...
  • Drug Treatment Services 16 Jul 2019

    I thank all right hon. and hon. Members who have made such excellent contributions to the debate. I will mention two in particular. I was very much enjoying the speech of the hon. Member for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich (Dr Poulter) until he was cut off in his prime. He made some important points about commissioning. That is not something I went into in detail, but it is certainly...
  • Drug Treatment Services 16 Jul 2019

    I beg to move, That this House has considered drug treatment services. It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Hollobone. This is a very timely debate, because today we learned shocking new figures for drug-related deaths in Scotland. There were 1,187 drug-related deaths last year, which is an increase of 27% on the previous year and the highest drug death rate in the EU. We await the...

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Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Mental Health Services
  • Visas
  • Children: Day Care
  • Sex and Relationship Education: LGBT People
  • Greater Manchester Police: Finance

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Jul 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)

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