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.
This is a selection of Karin Smyth’s votes.
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2019
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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Karin Smyth has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
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?
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...
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
Topics of interest
Karin Smyth campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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)
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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