Local News

Crawley MP Helps Local People into Engineering Jobs

Henry Smith MP has been thanked by Clive Selley, Chief Executive of Openreach, the UK’s largest broadband infrastructure provider, for his help in highlighting local recruitment opportunities.

Policies for Animal Welfare

There are several major news stories going on at the moment but that doesn’t mean we should ignore the less newsworthy issues that still need addressing. Britain has long had a reputation of being a nation of animal lovers, and so it is fitting that we recognise this in the opportunities that will arise as we leave the European Union political organisation.

Henry Smith MP Celebrates Equal Franchise Anniversary

To mark 90 years since men and women over 21 gained the right to vote, Henry Smith MP has spoken at an EqualiTeas event at Crawley Museum to share, debate and celebrate what equality means, over a cup of tea.

Local MP Lambasts Rail Line Lateness

Crawley MP Henry Smith has condemned Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), operator of Thameslink and Southern Railway services, in the House of Commons (on Monday, 4th June) for their treatment of passengers following network-wide timetable changes which came into effect on 20th May.

Henry Smith MP: Fewer Workless Households means more Security for Crawley Families

Henry Smith MP has welcomed new figures showing that there are over 71,000 fewer workless households in south east England since 2010. This means more families with the security of work, and the number of children living in workless households is continuing to fall – with more than 44,000 fewer children living in workless households since last year.

Henry Smith MP Hails Local Charity

Henry Smith MP has praised Crawley-based charity Vision Aid Overseas, whose work assists those with eye health need in developing countries, in the House of Commons (on Wednesday, 23rd May).