Voting Record — Ruth Smeeth MP, Stoke-on-Trent North (25435)

Ruth Smeeth is currently Shadow Spokesperson (Defence), and Opposition Whip (Lords),

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
House of Lords 18 Nov 2022 still in office Lab 0 votes out of 202, 0.0% 202 votes out of 230, 87.8% 13 times
Stoke-on-Trent North 9 Jun 2017 6 Nov 2019 Lab 8 votes out of 365, 2.2% 365 votes out of 463, 78.8% 0 times
Stoke-on-Trent North 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Lab 3 votes out of 293, 1.0% 293 votes out of 467, 62.7% 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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HouseDateSubjectBaroness Anderson of Stoke-on-TrentLab VoteRôle
27 Oct 2023Became Shadow Spokesperson (Defence),
26 Oct 2023Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
Lords6 Sep 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (6th Day) — Amendment 198 tellayeaye Teller
Lords4 Sep 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (5th Day) — Amendment 191 tellayeaye Teller
Lords4 Sep 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (5th Day) — Amendment 164 tellayeaye Teller
Lords17 Jul 2023Illegal Migration Bill - Commons Reasons — Motion F1 (as an amendment to Motion F) tellayeaye Teller
Lords13 Jul 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 58 tellayeaye Teller
Lords13 Jul 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 53A tellayeaye Teller
Lords13 Jul 2023Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 29 tellayeaye Teller
Lords12 Jul 2023Illegal Migration Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion W1 (as an amendment to Motion W) tellayeaye Teller
Lords12 Jul 2023Illegal Migration Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion Y1 (as an amendment to Motion Y) tellayeaye Teller
Lords12 Jul 2023Illegal Migration Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion X1 (as an amendment to Motion X) tellayeaye Teller
Lords27 Jun 2023Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 110 tellayeaye Teller
27 Apr 2023Stopped being Member, AI in Weapon Systems Committee
Lords28 Mar 2023Energy Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) — Amendment 18 tellayeaye Teller
Lords28 Mar 2023Public Order Bill - Commons Amendments and Reason — Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) tellayeaye Teller
21 Feb 2023Became Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
21 Feb 2023Became Opposition Whip (Lords),
31 Jan 2023Became Member, AI in Weapon Systems Committee
HouseDateSubjectRuth SmeethLab VoteRôle
6 Nov 2019Stopped being Member, Defence Sub-Committee
6 Nov 2019Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
Commons22 Oct 2019European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Second Reading Majorityno Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2019EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (G) Parliamentary Supremacy — MPs to Decide Between Remaining in the EU and Leaving Without a Withdrawal Agreement Majorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Apr 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (E) Confirmatory Public Vote on Withdrawal Agreement and Framework for Future Relationship Majorityaye Rebel
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
Commons27 Mar 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes — Motion (M) — Public Vote on Withdrawal Agreement and Framework for Future Relationship with the EU Majorityaye Rebel
Commons27 Mar 2019EU Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes — Motion (L) — Opportunity to Decide Between Remaining In the EU and Leaving Without a Withdrawal Agreement 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
Commons14 Mar 2019UK Withdrawal from the EU — Delay Withdrawal to Enable a Further Referendum on Withdrawal to be Held Majorityaye Rebel
12 Sep 2017Became Member, Defence Sub-Committee
11 Sep 2017Became Member, Defence Committee
HouseDateSubjectRuth SmeethLab VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Defence Sub-Committee
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Defence Committee
Commons20 Apr 2016Printing Acts of Parliament on Vellum Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
8 Sep 2015Became Member, Defence Sub-Committee
6 Jul 2015Became Member, Defence Committee

Policy Comparisons

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

AgreementPolicy
0% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
0% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence and abuse
8% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
92% Apprenticeships
50% Assisted Dying
19% Asylum System - More strict
0% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
50% Brexit veto for Scotland, Wales and NI
100% Decamp from Palace of Westminister During Works
21% Delegate more powers to government ministers
77% Do more to help refugees inclding children
100% Easier access to abortion
0% Employment rights
21% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
72% European Union Integration - For
0% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
63% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
73% Further devolution to Northern Ireland
61% Further devolution to Scotland
69% Further devolution to Wales
0% GP Commissioning in the NHS
100% Heathrow Third Runway - In Favour
94% Higher Benefits for Ill and Disabled
100% Higher Pay for Public Sector Workers
17% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
86% Higher taxes on banks
25% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
100% Homosexuality - Equal rights
67% HS2 - In Favour
100% Human Rights and Equality
67% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
100% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
75% Incentivise membership of press regulator
0% Increase Air Passenger Duty
18% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
65% Increase VAT
80% Inheritance Tax
0% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
75% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Member trustees on pension boards
50% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
17% Minimum Wage
100% More Emergency Service Workers
50% More funds for social care
78% More powers for local councils
100% MPs decide if to approve a withdrawal agreeement
50% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
84% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
0% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
93% Preserve Environmental Protection on EU Withdrawal
50% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
99% Public Ownership of Railways
50% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
9% Reduce capital gains tax
10% Reduce central funding for local government
12% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
0% Reduce taxes on domestic property transactions
11% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
0% Reducing the number of MPs - for
17% Referendum on any EU withdrawal arrangements
69% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
50% Regulate letting agent fees
0% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
100% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
0% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
50% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
0% Require voters to show photo ID before voting
0% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
100% Retain funds from council house sales locally
0% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
65% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
100% Right to strike
79% Role of MPs in the House of Commons - Strengthen
100% Same Sex Marriage - for
98% State control of bus services
83% Stop climate change
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
6% Tougher on illegal immigration
25% Trade Unions - Restrict
63% Trident replacement - In favour
0% University Tuition Fees - For
100% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
90% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Woman's pension age increase - slow transition

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