Jeff Smith

Opposition Whip (Commons)

(since September 2015)
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Member for Manchester, Withington / jeffsmithetc
4 APPG memberships (as of 24 Feb 2020)
Film and Broader Screen, Liver Health, Mental Health, Music

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Petition debates participated in by Jeff Smith

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
Petition Closed

NHS supply new lifesaving drugs for Cystic Fibrosis like 11 other EU countries

Gov Responded - 7 Dec 2018 Debated on - 10 Jun 2019 View Jeff Smith's petition debate contributions
16 May 2019
closed 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Children & young adults with CF endure lifelong suffering & early death. They need Orkambi and other precision medicines as they are developed. Sufferers in the EU, US & Australia can access the drugs, but not the UK. Hundreds have died in the 3yrs since these drugs were licensed.

Petition Closed

Allow Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing

Gov Responded - 3 May 2018 Debated on - 25 Jun 2018 View Jeff Smith's petition debate contributions
8 Jun 2018
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

Safe Standing offers a much safer alternative to fans who wish to stand, rather than sit at football matches. After the highly successful introduction to rail seating at Celtic Park, as well as numerous Bundesliga clubs, many football fans feel that laws preventing standing areas should be relaxed.

Significant Petitions within Jeff Smith's constituency

Most recent EDMs signed by Jeff Smith

Date Tabled Title Signatures
20 Jan 2020
Jeff Smith signed this EDM as a sponsor on 20 Jan 2020
Rail investment across the North and Midlands
Tabled by: Lucy Powell (Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central)
That this House notes that strategic rail infrastructure is critical to the long-term success of the UK and all of its parts; believes that after decades of under-investment in strategic rail infrastructure High Speed 2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and Midlands Engine Rail delivered in full represent a once in a …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15 Sep 2015
Jeff Smith signed this EDM on 12 Oct 2015
Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Scottish National Party - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House welcomes Gas Safety Week, which runs from 14 to 20 September 2015; recognises the importance that this awareness campaign plays each year in bringing attention to the fact that carbon monoxide is a silent killer that is odourless and colourless and can kill quickly with no warning; …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Dec 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 7
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Jeff Smith

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92 Written Questions asked by Jeff Smith

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Hepatitis: Screening Hepatitis: Health Services Cancer: Health Services Mental Health Services Mental Health Services: Older People Nurses: Recruitment Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups Mental Health Services Academic Health Science Networks: Hospitals Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Mental Health Services Asthma: Medical Equipment Cocaine Mental Health Services: Out of Area Treatment Cannabis: Misuse Ecstasy Cocaine Carfentanyl and Fentanyl Psychiatry: Children and Young People Psychiatry: Children and Young People Fentanyl Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients: Next of Kin Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients: Next of Kin Mental Health Services Drugs: Misuse Visas: Applications Asylum: Dunkirk Drugs: Misuse Cannabis: Medical Treatments Cannabis: Medical Treatments Drugs: Festivals and Special Occasions Heroin: Glasgow Drugs: Misuse Domestic Violence Cannabis: Medical Treatments Greater Manchester Police: Finance Greater Manchester Police: Finance Burglary: Greater Manchester Drugs: West Midlands Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs Drugs: Decriminalisation Drugs: Misuse Drugs: Misuse Drugs: Rehabilitation Drugs: Greater Manchester Schools: Greater Manchester Foster Care Schools: North West Children: Day Care Children: Day Care Further Education Pre-school Education: Standards Social Rented Housing: Mental Illness Supported Housing: Mental Illness Supported Housing: Mental Illness Supported Housing: Finance High Rise Flats: Greater Manchester Housing: Fire Prevention Buses: Exhaust Emissions Buses: Exhaust Emissions Exercise Travel: Greater Manchester Carillion