Following continued campaigning on the issue, Henry Smith MP has welcomed confirmation from the Government that animal protection standards are to be enhanced in law through the mandatory introduction of CCTV in slaughterhouses across England.
Crawley MP Henry Smith has given his support to a new ivory surrender launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade.
Henry Smith MP has been re-elected by cross-party colleagues from the House of Commons and the House of Lords to continue working as Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Animal Welfare (18th July 2017).
Crawley MP Henry Smith has welcomed confirmation from the Education Secretary that a National Funding Formula (NFF) for schools will be introduced in 2018-19 and that funding for schools will increase by £2.6 billion over the next two years.
Henry Smith MP has met with ABTA, the UK’s largest travel association, and holiday provider Thomson in support of the Stop Sickness Scams campaign, which calls for action against the growing problem of fraudulent sickness claims.
Henry Smith MP has supported a call from learning disability charity Royal Mencap Society to improve employment opportunities for people with a learning disability, to mark Learning Disability Week (19th-25th June).
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