Local News

Henry Smith MP backing Local Children's Hospice

Henry Smith MP has demonstrated his continued support for Chestnut Tree House, the only children’s hospice offering vital palliative care in Sussex, at their recent business networking event held at Crawley Town Football Club’s Checkatrade.com Stadium.

Crawley MP calls for Review of Security after Gatwick Drone Incident

Henry Smith MP has questioned the Security Minister in the House of Commons (Monday, 3rd July) over the use of drones near to UK airports following a device in the air near Gatwick Airport forcing a runway closure and diversion of flights on the evening of 2nd July.

Learning from Horrific Events

All of us have been shocked and saddened by the horror and tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire in London last week. As I write at the weekend following the fire, many facts remain unknown and it is absolutely right that a full public inquiry will take place to leave no stone unturned in establishing the facts. While lessens need to be learnt, it is already clear that something, or more likely a terrible and deadly combination of several things, went badly wrong. There is potential for criminal charges so I will refrain from speculating as to the causes and why the fire spread so quickly in a way that building designs and safety regulations should never have allowed possible.

Outcomes of the General Election

Crawley will be very well served with the re-election of Henry Smith as our MP. I was delighted to see Henry winning with over 50% of the Crawley vote, which was only the second time in the last four decades that any candidate has polled over 50% in any Crawley parliamentary election. Knowing him as I do, I genuinely believe that Henry Smith was by far the best candidate who is also the most committed to our town.

Vote for Henry Smith - Conservative

This Thursday’s general election sees the UK decide its course for the next five years. Not since 1983 have I seen anything that remotely resembles this election and history seems to be repeating itself. I remember 1983 only too well, when the Labour party had lurched to the far-left with Michael Foot as leader, who was also viewed by many as being wholly unsuitable to become Prime Minister.

Henry Smith presents NCS Act to Crawley Town Community Foundation

Henry Smith, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Crawley, has presented a copy of the National Citizen Service Act to Elinor Adie, NCS Co-ordinator at the Crawley Town Community Foundation, in recognition of the organisation’s continued successful delivery of the scheme locally.