Voting Record — Nick Smith MP, Blaenau Gwent (24728)

Nick Smith is currently Opposition Whip (Commons),

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
9 Jun 2017 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 8, 0.0% 8 votes out of 9, 88.9% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 1 vote out of 334, 0.3% 334 votes out of 467, 71.5% 18 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 1 vote out of 898, 0.1% 898 votes out of 1239, 72.5% 1 time

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectNick SmithLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectNick SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons27 Mar 2017Bus Services Bill — Ban on Local Government in England Running Bus Services tellayeaye Teller
Commons27 Mar 2017Bus Services Bill — New Clause 1 — National Strategy for Buses tellayeaye Teller
Commons14 Mar 2017Budget Resolution 34: Insurance Premium Tax (Standard Rate) tellnono Teller
Commons14 Mar 2017Budget Resolution 19: Business Investment Relief — Status and Taxation of Non-Domiciled Individuals tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2017Children and Social Work Bill — Clause 12 — Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel — Independent Domestic Abuse Expert tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Mar 2017Children and Social Work Bill — New Clause 14 — Reporting Capacity to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children tellayeaye Teller
Commons21 Feb 2017Criminal Finances Bill — New Clause 17 — Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership of Companies registered in Crown Dependencies tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) Between the European Union and Canada minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 192 — Nuclear Collaboration — Euratom tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 57 — Protection of EU Citizens' UK Residence Rights tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Report on Impact of EU Withdrawl on National Finances and Health Spending tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Consultation with the Government of Gibraltar Prior to Notification of Intent to Leave the EU tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 7 — Conduct of Negotiations — Tax Avoidance and Evasion — Code of Conduct on Business Taxation tellayeaye Teller
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 2 — Undertakings Prior to Giving Notice of the UK's Intention to Leave the EU tellayeaye Teller
Commons11 Jan 2017NHS and Social Care Funding tellayeaye Teller
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Nov 2016Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill — Extension of Range of Relevant Payment Methods tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Nov 2016Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill — Regulations on Local Branches and Groups tellayeaye Teller
Commons15 Nov 2016Investigatory Powers Bill — Incentive for Major News Publishers to Join an Approved Regulator — Claims of Unlawful Interception — Court Costs tellnono Teller
18 Oct 2016Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
18 Oct 2016Stopped being Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
26 Oct 2015Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
18 Sep 2015Became Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
7 Jul 2015Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
HouseDateSubjectNick SmithLab VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons12 Mar 2012Backbench Business Committee — Election of Members and Chair — Operation of Committee minorityaye Rebel
Commons31 Jan 2012Devolution of Powers Relating to Energy Generation to the National Assembly for Wales. tellnono Teller
Commons30 Mar 2011Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 152 — Director of Public Prosecution's Consent — Universal Jurisdiction Arrest Warrants in Private Prosecutions bothno Rebel
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Public Accounts Committee

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
17% Action to prevent domestic violence
92% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
28% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
69% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
92% Bankers' Bonus Tax
0% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
16% Closed Material Proceedure
18% Coalition Programme for Government - For
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Employee Shareholder Status
15% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
55% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
23% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
58% Further Devolution to Scotland
66% Further devolution to Wales
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
29% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
45% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
75% HS2 - In Favour
92% Human Rights and Equality
50% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
14% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
14% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
0% Localise Council Tax Support
50% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
20% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
40% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
88% Mansion Tax
78% Mass Retention of Communications Data
45% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
36% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
84% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
100% More funds for social care
90% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
68% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
100% Nuclear power - For
0% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
0% Police and Crime Commissioners
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
0% Privatise Royal Mail
0% Promote Occupational Pensions
53% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
100% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
21% Reduce capital gains tax
8% Reduce central funding for local government
10% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
17% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
5% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
50% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
0% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
29% Register of Lobbyists
38% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
88% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
10% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
75% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
83% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
75% Smoking ban - In favour
99% State control of bus services
72% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
40% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
50% Terrorism laws - For
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
0% Trade Union Regulation
70% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
50% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2015-present, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

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