Baroness Smith of Basildon

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Baroness Smith of Basildon's votes

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  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • House Committee - Motion to Agree 21 Jul 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness the Leader for her introduction and the noble Baroness, Lady Maddock, and the noble Lord, Lord Campbell-Savours, for their comments, which are perhaps helpful in taking forward the kind of things that the House should consider. Looking at the Order Paper and the Motions before us, I think that they are quite weighty issues for our last sitting day before...
  • House Committee - Motion to Agree 21 Jul 2016

    It is rare that I get a cheer from the Whips. Although this is a fairly brief debate, the work undertaken to get to this point has been considerable. The noble Baroness the Leader is quite right: there has been a very consensual approach from the start. I am sure that she will take on board the points made about picking up the work undertaken by previous committees of the House. Not everybody...
  • Council of the European Union: United Kingdom Presidency - Private Notice Question 20 Jul 2016

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask a Question of which I have given private notice.

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 July 2010

Previously MP for Basildon until 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005

Also represented Basildon

Expenses

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Currently held offices

  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 20 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (since 28 May 2015)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Lords (since 27 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 14 Dec 2015)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 14 Dec 2015)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Lords) (6 Sep 2012 to 27 May 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (6 Sep 2012 to 27 May 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (17 Oct 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
  • Minister of State (Third Sector), Cabinet Office (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (13 Nov 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (29 Sep 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (23 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (14 Oct 2002 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (14 Oct 2002 to 8 May 2006)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2002)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (12 Jun 2001 to 14 Oct 2002)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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