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Crawley MP continues Call to End Live Animal Exports

Henry Smith MP has joined parliamentary colleagues, animal welfare campaigners and celebrity supporters to reiterate his call for an end to live animal exports, possible when Britain leaves the European Union.

Sound Management of the Economy

There is never a time when everything is perfect and there will always be things we want to see improved, but we are however continuing to see real facts that our economy is in good shape with the Conservatives at the helm. It is only by having a successful economy that we as a country can fund the things we want. This is a fact that the Labour Party conveniently forgets. Socialists are great at being generous with other people’s money, but whenever they come to power they’ve always blown the economic legacy they’ve inherited, leaving others to clear up their mess.

Henry Smith MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Henry Smith MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.

Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Historically, loneliness hasn’t been very high on political agendas, although I do recall a year ago one of my Borough Council Conservative colleagues asking a question at a Full Council meeting, if the Council did anything to help combat loneliness.

Crawley MP leads Blood Cancer Call in Parliament

Henry Smith MP has led a debate in Westminster Hall on blood cancer care in the NHS (Wednesday, 17th January) to mark the first report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Blood Cancer.

Working Together to meet the Demands on the NHS

Up to five million people in the UK last week had flu or flu-like symptoms. A bad winter flu season with record numbers of patients seeking treatment has compounded the pressures the NHS has, with the increasingly complex needs of a growing and ageing population. In recognising the likely winter pressures, there has been a long-running health campaign to urge take-up of the flu jab among vulnerable groups, which has been strongly supported by West Sussex County Council.