Voting Record — Owen Smith MP, Pontypridd (24797)

Owen Smith is currently Member, International Trade Committee

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 3 votes out of 331, 0.9% 331 votes out of 438, 75.6% 0 times
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 4 votes out of 282, 1.4% 282 votes out of 467, 60.4% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 875, 0.0% 875 votes out of 1239, 70.6% 0 times

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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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HouseDateSubjectOwen SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons1 Apr 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (D) Common Market 2.0 — Retain Relatively Free Movement of People and Goods via European Free Trade Association Membership — External Tarriff Alignment with the EU Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (C) Customs Union Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Mar 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes — Motion (D) — Retain Freedom of Movement of People and Goods via European Free Trade Association Membership Majorityaye Rebel
25 Mar 2019Became Member, International Trade Committee
23 Mar 2018Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
14 Jun 2017Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
HouseDateSubjectOwen SmithLab VoteRôle
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading minorityaye Rebel
27 Jun 2016Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
14 Sep 2015Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
14 Sep 2015Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Wales,
Commons11 Sep 2015Assisted Dying Bill — Second Reading minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectOwen SmithLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
14 May 2012Became Shadow Secretary of State for Wales,
28 Nov 2011Stopped being Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Minister (Wales),
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Minister (Wales),
12 Jul 2010Became Member, Welsh Affairs 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
84% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
32% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
69% Apprenticeships
100% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
1% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
81% Bankers' Bonus Tax
50% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
0% Business and community control of schools: For
0% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
16% Closed Material Proceedure
20% Coalition Programme for Government - For
25% Cull Badgers
50% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
18% Delegate more powers to government ministers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
77% Do more to help refugees inclding children
30% Employee Shareholder Status
16% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
68% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
74% European Union - For
8% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
17% Fixed Term Parliaments
90% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
73% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
56% Further devolution to Scotland
67% Further devolution to Wales
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
28% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
58% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
64% HS2 - In Favour
72% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
83% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
100% Incentivise membership of press regulator
21% Increase Air Passenger Duty
12% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
15% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
50% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
89% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
50% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
13% Localise Council Tax Support
40% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
10% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
87% Mass Retention of Communications Data
27% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
0% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
33% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
79% Minumum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
50% More funds for social care
90% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
63% 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
75% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
0% Pension auto-enrolment - For
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
8% 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
83% Public Ownership of Railways
100% Rail Fares - Lower
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
35% Reduce capital gains tax
13% Reduce central funding for local government
12% 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 UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
17% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
25% Register of Lobbyists
86% Regulate letting agent fees
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
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
19% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
79% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
58% Right to strike
85% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
0% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Sell England's Public Forests
63% Smoking ban - In favour
75% State control of bus services
74% Stop climate change
100% Stronger Military Covenant
35% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% 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
80% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

Possible Friends (more...)

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