Jeff Smith campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Jeff Smith’s voting in Parliament
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Jeff Smith generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
Jeff Smith generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that academics in the UK will be able to continue collaborating with academics in universities in EU member states after the UK leaves the EU.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the decision to leave the EU on the protection of human rights.
We now have a Prime Minister who has advocated withdrawing from the European convention on human rights. Can the Attorney General confirm whether that will be Government policy?
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Labour MP for Manchester, Withington
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- Department for Education
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Prescriptions: Fees and Charges
- Mediterranean Sea: Refugees
- Mental Health Services: Offenders
- General Practitioners: Manchester Withington
- Faith Schools: Admissions
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)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jeff Smith’s speeches
- Has received answers to 31 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 76.01% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 29 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation (£1,768.28), flights (£8,430.19), transport (£237.59) and expenses (£57.01) with a total value of £10,493.07
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Date of visit: 25-29 January 2016
Purpose of visit: as a member of the APPG
on China, to maintain bilateral ties; support British businesses operating in Hong Kong; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of Hong Kong’s political, social and economic development.
(Registered 17 March 2016
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