Ruth Smeeth

MP, Stoke-on-Trent North

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Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 23 Nov 2018

    Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking) Bill - 2nd reading – Ruth Smeeth. Legislation
  • EU Exit Negotiations: Veterans Strategy 15 Nov 2018

    On Monday I had the privilege of launching the “Walking Home for Christmas” campaign with Invictus games medallists. The campaign, with Help for Heroes and Walking with the Wounded, is targeted at veterans whom we struggle to support over the Christmas period, when they are at their most vulnerable. Does the Minister agree that it is at this point that we need to honour the...
  • EU Exit Negotiations: Veterans Strategy 15 Nov 2018

    I met a veteran earlier this week who went to his local authority to say that he was homeless and needed support. He had been out of service for four months, and he was told that there were others in the queue who were more relevant, including refugees who had just arrived. He ended up homeless and was supported by Help for Heroes. Does that not suggest that local government is still not...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ruth Smeeth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 46 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 78.99% 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") 75 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

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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