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Biography

Rt Hon Andrew Smith

Constituency
Oxford East

Introduction

Rt Hon Andrew Smith was born Andrew David Smith on 01 February 1951 in Wokingham , England and is the Labour MP for Oxford East.

Rt Hon Andrew Smith ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Mr Andrew Smith has held the position of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2002 to 2004), Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1999 to 2002), Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (1997 to 1999) in government.

He was Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1996 to 1997), Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1994 to 1996), Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1992 to 1996), Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1988 to 1992) in opposition.

Interests

Mr Andrew Smith has the following specific interests :
Politics - Car industry, education, retail industry, housing, employment