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Jeff Smith

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

@jeffsmithetc https://facebook.com/jeffsmithforwithington

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A selection of Jeff Smith's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Thomas Cook Customers 5 Nov 2019

    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...
  • Thomas Cook Customers 5 Nov 2019

    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...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Trade with EU 31 Oct 2019

    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.

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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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Mental Health Services
  • Visas
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Mobile Phones: Competition
  • Greater Manchester Police: Finance

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jeff Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 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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