Ruth Smeeth

Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North


Ruth Smeeth’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Defence: Defence Manufacturing Capabilities 21 Oct 2019

    Project Tempest is delivering and investing in a future fast jet programme. However, given what we are hearing about the potential closure of Brough, may I ask what conversations the Secretary of State is having with BAE Systems about replacement training jets, and what investment he is planning to make in some new Red Arrows?
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Travel 21 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the frequency of requirements for asylum claimants to attend a Home Office centre are not excessively (a) burdensome and (b) expensive for people more than five miles away from such a centre.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Finance 8 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that people who are in receipt of Section 4 support are able to pay (a) travel fares which can only be purchased with cash and (b) other upfront travel costs in order to report at Home Office reporting centres.

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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • HM Treasury
  • Visas
  • Defence Fire and Rescue Service
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre: Vacancies
  • Capita

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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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