Jeff Smith

Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

Labour MP for Manchester, Withington

@jeffsmithetc https://facebook.com/jeffsmithforwithington

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Jeff Smith’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Copyright 14 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to reopen a consultation on its text and data mining exemption proposals.
  • Cryptoasset Promotions in Sport 8 Nov 2022

    It is great to see you in the Chair, Mrs Cummins. I congratulate the hon. Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme (Aaron Bell) not only on securing the debate, but on what I thought was an excellent speech that really set out the issues. I completely agreed with most of his speech, including, sadly, his criticism of the club for which I have been a lifelong season ticket holder, Man City. We have...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Liver Diseases: Death 7 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made of the impact of preventable deaths due to liver disease on regional variation in healthy life expectancy.

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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

  • 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
  • Mental Health Services
  • General Practitioners: Manchester Withington
  • *No heading*
  • Drugs: Misuse

Currently held offices

  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (since 15 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (since 4 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Committee (since 1 Jul 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (19 Sep 2021 to 4 Dec 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry)
Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to the BRIT Awards 2022, including refreshments, value £1,020

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 23 February 2022)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
Address of donor: Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with refreshments to England vs. New Zealand cricket test match (Day 2), total value £500

Date received: 3 June 2022

Date accepted: 3 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 03251364

(Registered 16 June 2022)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for me and a guest to Glastonbury Festival 2022, with accommodation, hospitality and transport costs, total value £2,600

Date received: 24-26 June 2022

Date accepted: 24 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00134396

(Registered 06 July 2022)
Name of donor: Commonwealth Games Federation
Address of donor: 55-58 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the Opening Ceremony for myself (£290) and hospitality for a pre Games reception (£80), total value £370

Date received: 28 July 2022

Date accepted: 28 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 10449637

(Registered 31 August 2022)
Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Ltd
Address of donor: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Shadow DCMS Minister, a ticket to the Mercury Prize Awards 2022, with hospitality, value £582

Date received: 18 October 2022

Date accepted: 18 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 20 October 2022)

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