Cat Smith

Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs

Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood

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The office of Cat Smith MP informed us that due to Cat being on maternity leave from June 2018 to January 2019 she was not available for votes in the House of Commons. However, Cat did submit written questions during this time period. Although this period has now passed, the absence continues to affect the numerology section for this MP.

Cat Smith’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Cat Smith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Cat Smith generally voted for measures to reduce tax avoidance, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Cat Smith’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Cat Smith’s full vote analysis page for more.

Cat Smith has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Electoral Register
  • Voluntary Work: Young People
  • Local Government: Elections
  • Commonwealth: Young People
  • National Citizen Service Trust

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (20 Dec 2016 to 19 Jul 2017)
  • Junior Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Cat Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 94 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cat Smith’s activity
  • 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: 30 Sep 2019.

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