Ruth Smeeth

MP, Stoke-on-Trent North

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Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

Ruth Smeeth’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 26 Oct 2018

    Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking) Bill - 2nd reading – Ruth Smeeth. Legislation
  • Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking) 4 Sep 2018

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the indication of country of origin for ceramic products; and for connected purposes. I must begin by drawing the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests: I am a proud member of the GMB trade union and, as its manufacturing lead in Parliament, it is my privilege to work with it...

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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
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ruth Smeeth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 43 written questions in the last year — 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 78.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • 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.

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

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

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