Tag Archives: Henry Smith

Christmas time for our local MPs – what will they do?


Last Thursday was the final day for the MPs working in the House of Commons and they are now able to spend some time with their families and friends over the Christmas period. They will be returning to the House … Continue reading

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A rather poor answer to a simple wholesale question


A few days ago on the 5th November one of the Ministers from the Treasury Department, Lucy Frazer responded to this written question that Henry Smith, the MP for Crawley asked. Given that these answers are managed in terms of … Continue reading

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The phrase levelling up means very little


At the end of October Rishi Sunak announced the latest budget which included a levelling up element. So the Government was releasing several billion pounds spread across nearly 50 locations of which 85% were in locations where Conservative MPs are … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vitally needed NOW!


As I am planning to write tomorrow in my blog and in my column in the Brighton Argus newspaper, that actions of the MPs such as those in Sussex need to be radically challenged. We currently have 16 Sussex MPs … Continue reading

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Some words and some votes from last night


In the debate under the title of Committee on Standards after many voices were expressed, two votes took place. Although the Conservatives managed to succeed they only just managed to do so by a few votes. In both vote issues … Continue reading

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What will happen this week as Parliament opens?


Today is the beginning of the new term for our political representatives in the Houses of Commons and Lords, although after three weeks there will be another long break so political parties can hold their conferences. This week will be … Continue reading

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Caroline Lucas and Sally-Ann Hart discussed COP26


The last active day in the House of Commons before their Summer break took place just over a week ago with a very important debate as part of the day. Thankfully two of our Sussex MPs took part in the … Continue reading

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Very clear arguments for 0.7% especially for Yemen


Although it is a fortnight ago since our MPs had a debate on Foreign Aid and the result of the votes did not tragically provide a good outcome it is still worthwhile repeating some of the words and indeed we … Continue reading

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A very important debate this afternoon with local connections


This afternoon there will be a discussion in Westminster regarding the tragic death of a young man called Dylan Ramsay who drowned in a quarry on the 3rd July 2011. Dylan was swimming with two friends near his home. According … Continue reading

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We need peace to be found for Palestine and other nations


This latest news is another reminder of how poorly protected these people are in the area that they live. As our Government sets out its latest Queens Speech with a series of new Bills let us hope that their Foreign … Continue reading

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