Tag Archives: Henry Smith

3 Sussex Tory MPs call the Government to change


It is fascinating to occasionally observe activities by local MPs taking part in campaigns or events that sadly many others seem to totally ignore. It would be fantastic if more of our MPs would be willing to respond to the … Continue reading

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Last week was a strange opening of the Parliament


It was very sad that Parliament opened up last week for the first time since 1963 without our Queen able to attend and read the statement provided by the Government. She was previously prevented from attending when she was pregnant … Continue reading

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Tomorrow the South Terminal at Gatwick is due to open


Here is a statement that was made in the House of Commons on the 15th March, which was commenced by Henry Smith, the MP for Crawley and which was endorsed by Grant Shapps, the Secretary of State for Transport. Henry … Continue reading

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Several serious issues that Parliament must respond to


At the beginning of most weeks, it is possible to look ahead at the Parliamentary plans and to also reflect on what has just happened. Today is a case for that theme, but it is also interesting to reflect on … Continue reading

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All of our MPs must speak for Ukraine and COVID


We are clearly facing several very tragic and challenging positions within our world and within our communities that have emerged in the last week. The appalling impact on Ukraine from Russia is raising many concerns in a wide range of … Continue reading

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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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