Local News

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).

Henry Smith MP Hails Crawley Teachers

Henry Smith MP has welcomed news that young people in Crawley and West Sussex are benefiting from rising school standards, with 37 more schools in the county rated good or outstanding compared with 2010.