Karin Smyth

MP, Bristol South

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Bristol South Labour

Karin Smyth’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Karin Smyth sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Karin Smyth generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Higher Education (England) Regulations 13 Sep 2017

    The right hon. Gentleman talks about the need to use both university access and degree-level apprenticeships, and we worked together on this when he was in his former post. The issue of accessing degree-level apprenticeships is fundamental. Does he agree that some sort of UCAS system to help people move between those two things, to advance opportunities for young people, is a good policy to...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Political Situation 13 Sep 2017

    The Prime Minister has been making phone calls, but does she have a date in her diary to make an extended visit to Northern Ireland?
  • Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliament: Apprentices 13 Sep 2017

    To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, with reference to the Answers of 21 April 2017 to Questions 70502 and 70503, on apprentices: Parliament, whether the House of Commons has declared a levy payment since May 2017.

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Labour MP for Bristol South

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

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Topics of interest

Karin Smyth campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • General Practitioners: Bristol
  • NHS Property Services
  • Health Professions: Registration
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Apprentices: Taxation

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Karin Smyth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 43 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Healthcare Denmark
Address of donor: Forskerparken 10H, 5230 Odense, Denmark

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £946.14, plus reimbursement of expenses £23.49, total £969.63.

Destination of visit: Denmark

Dates of visit: 5-7 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Healthcare Denmark ambassador summit.

(Registered 14 October 2016; updated 07 December 2016)
Name of donor: Falkland Islands Government
Address of donor: The Secretariat, Stanley, Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and transport with a value of £3,124.55

Destination of visit: Falkland Islands

Dates of visit: 16-22 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Familiarisation.

(Registered 15 March 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From October 2016, Ambassador (unremunerated) for Healthcare Denmark, a body established by the Danish Government in partnership with public and private providers. (Registered 21 October 2016)

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