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Henry Smith MP calls for Aviation Tax Cut

Henry Smith MP joined other parliamentarians and campaign representatives from the A Fair Tax on Flying campaign at their pre-Budget event in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 11th October.

Tackling Climate Change

As I write on Sunday evening, we are just a few hours away from Hurricane Ophelia making landfall on the southwest coast of Ireland. It feels quite surreal just to write that. A week ago, had anyone else written that, I would have said how it is impossible to get actual hurricanes close to Europe and the British Isles.

Henry Smith MP goes on Three Bridges Train Depot Whistle Stop Tour

Crawley MP Henry Smith attended the Three Bridges Traincare Facility Open Day on Saturday (14th October), where the site was available for Crawley residents to visit by Siemens as part of its Whistle Stop Tour series, for a behind the scenes look at what goes on to make trains safe, reliable and comfortable.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

The New Queens Square

Last Saturday I enjoyed attending the opening of the new Queens Square. I recognise that there has been a whole year of disruption while the works were being undertaken and it is pleasing to see that they have finally ended. The Queens Square regeneration follows the redevelopment of the old Sussex House site that brought Morrisons, Turtle Bay and Travelodge to the town centre.

Henry Smith MP wears Pink for Breast Cancer

Henry Smith MP has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, Wear It Pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding pink to their outfits on Friday 20th October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.