Karin Smyth

Labour MP for Bristol South

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Education Funding 3 Sep 2019

    The question is whether parents have the information they need for utilising school funding. In Bristol South as few as a quarter of primary schools and no secondary schools will receive any of this money, so what is the Secretary of State’s message to the other 75% of schools and their parents?
  • Decriminalisation of Abortion 23 Jul 2019

    In my role as a member of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, the committee on which I serve, which is chaired by the noble Lord Dubs, has for the past two years been looking at abortion policy across the whole of Ireland and Britain. Our report should have been available already, but there was some disagreement as to its final content. We will be updating it, hopefully for publishing...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance 23 Jul 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has plans to undertake a public consultation on changing the sequence by which deductions from benefits are ordered to ensure that child maintenance payments take priority over debts to private companies.

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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 of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • NHS Property and Estates Review
  • NHS Property Services
  • Universal Credit
  • NHS Property Board
  • Children: Maintenance

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London EW1 1YW, for surveys. All fees donated to Bristol South Labour Party:
30 January 2019, payment of £200. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 01 February 2019)
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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