Cat Smith

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

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Lancaster and Fleetwood Labour

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.

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Guide Dogs 13 Dec 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will amend the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Taxis) (Carrying of Guide Dogs etc) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Private Hire Vehicles) (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 to enable notices of exemption to be displayed in large print or with tactile features...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Travel Information 11 Dec 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to introduce regulations requiring operators of local bus services to make information available on buses in the form of announcements about forthcoming stops.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Franchises 11 Dec 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has had discussions with any bus services franchising authorities which are not a mayoral combined authority on the use of the Bus Services franchising powers.

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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 of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Home Office
  • Electoral Register
  • Commonwealth: Young People
  • Prisoners: Gender Recognition
  • Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate
  • Railways: Lancashire

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (since 1 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Cat Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 215 written questions in the last year — well 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 91.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cat Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 60 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
1 September 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 February 2017)
7 February 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 February 2017)
1 August 2017, received £200. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 21 August 2017)
29 September 2017, received £150 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 October 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston-upon-Thames KT2 7AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: David Grundy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Stop A Tory Landslide
Address of donor: 68-80 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Columbus Quay, Riverside Drive, Liverpool L3 4GB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Transport and Salaried Staffs Association
Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London NW1 2EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: RMT Trade Union
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Carlton House, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 9TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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