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John Smith (Welsh politician)
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John Smith (Welsh politician)

John William Patrick Smith (born March 7, 1951) is Labour MP for the Vale of Glamorgan. Smith is a former member of the Revolutionary Socialist League, also known as the Militant tendency, although he never appeared publicly in this role. He was first elected to the seat in a 1989 by-election, lost it to the Conservatives in 1992 by a very narrow margin due to postal votes cast by expatriates. Regained the seat in the general elections of 1997.