Cat Smith

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

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Lancaster and Fleetwood Labour

The office of Cat Smith MP has informed us that due to Cat being on maternity leave from June 2018 to January 2019 she is not available for votes in the House of Commons. However, Cat will be submitting written questions during this time period. This affects 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.

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Disability 14 Sep 2018

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the access to elections working group is appropriately resourced to implement the actions set out in the Government's response to Call for evidence: access to elections, published in August 2018.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Energy Drinks: Public Consultation 13 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 September 2018 to Question 169507 on Energy Drinks: Public Consultation, whether his Department plans to consult (a) children, (b) young people, (c) school councils, (d) youth councils and (e) other youth groups on its plans to make it illegal to sell energy drinks to children under 16 or under 18.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Energy Drinks: Public Consultation 13 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 6 September 2018 to Questions 169508 and 169507, what steps he took to consult young people on his plans to make it illegal to sell energy drinks to children under 16 or under 18 before launching the consultation on those proposals.

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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 for Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Electoral Register
  • Voluntary Work: Young People
  • Local Government: Elections
  • Commonwealth: Young People
  • Elections: Campaigns

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Cat Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 309 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 69.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Cat Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 67 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
29 September 2017, received £150 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 October 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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