Ruth Smeeth

Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North


Ruth Smeeth’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 17 Jan 2019

    Happy birthday, Mr Speaker. This week I received correspondence from Cardtronics, which is ending free-to-access ATMs in my and another three constituencies. We have had a Backbench Business debate and my hon. Friend the Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West (Ged Killen) has a ten-minute rule Bill. May I urge the Leader of the House to work with the Department for Business, Energy and...
  • Modernising Defence Programme 18 Dec 2018

    This has been a supposedly urgent and immediate review, which has taken over 12 months. It has dismissed the strategic defence and security review and we have been waiting for proper decisions to be made, yet we have seen none today. Will the Secretary of State confirm that what we are now waiting for is the CSR next year?
  • Speaker’S Statement: Kayden Dunn 17 Dec 2018

    I should start by saying that due to personal events the family cannot be here with us tonight, but they are watching. I am here today to tell a tragic story, one that I sincerely wish had never happened, but nevertheless it is a story that needs to be told, even at this time of year. It is a story of loss, of a family let down by our criminal justice system and of a community united in...

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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North

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

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Topics of interest

Ruth Smeeth campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Visas
  • Defence Fire and Rescue Service
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Hawk Aircraft
  • Unitary Councils

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £770; accommodation £340; total £1,110

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-10 September 2018

Purpose of visit: As a member of the APPG for Gibraltar, attending Gibraltar National Day.

(Registered 17 September 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
I have been a board member of Hope Not Hate Ltd since 19 May 2015. (Registered 05 June 2015)

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