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The Casualties of Fake News

We can often see opinion pieces presented as fact, as well as claims/denials and impending warnings of doom presented as news. Outlandish claims may not always be fake news, as on rare occasions they could turn out be true, as after all, a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Crawley MP pledges to be a Bowel Cancer Champion

Henry Smith MP has pledged to become a Bowel Cancer Champion and lead change in Parliament for people affected by the disease, at Bowel Cancer UK’s parliamentary reception in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 30th January.

Momentum of the Far Left

Political extremes are not healthy and I welcome that there is no far-right elected representation in the UK, but the far-left are becoming increasingly powerful which should concern us all. Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Leader in September 2015, the far-left have been tightening their control over one of the two main parties of government, with moderates either dropping out or being forced out.
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Celebrating The Hawth Theatre

One of the advantages of living in a large town like Crawley is that we have a large number and a wide variety of facilities for our leisure time. Over the last 20 years I’ve seen a considerable improvement in what Crawley has to offer.

Henry Smith MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Henry Smith MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment this week, pledging his support 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.

The Path to Brexit?

By the time this is published, the parliamentary vote on the EU withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU should have taken place with the outcome known. By far the best outcome for the country would be for MPs to back the deal. This would respect the democratic verdict delivered in the referendum and provide for an orderly exit from the EU. Prolonged uncertainty is not good for our economy and it is worth noting that the business community are very keen for the deal to pass.