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Crawley MP expresses Solidarity with Sri Lanka Terror Victims

Crawley MP Henry Smith has expressed his condolences and solidarity with the victims of the Sri Lanka terrorist attack on Easter Sunday, and has questioned the Ministry of Justice in the House of Commons (on Tuesday, 23rd April) over the support provided for victims of such incidents.

A Positive Agenda for Crawley

Next week, Crawley Borough Council has a one-off whole Council election to elect all 36 Councillors. This opportunity will significantly shape the Council for several years. We have had a positive campaign and have set out in our local manifesto how we will improve the running of our local Council for the benefit of Crawley. For example, it is only Conservatives who are committed to improving Crawley’s residential neighbourhood parking.

Henry Smith MP Welcomes Full-Time Jobs Record

Henry Smith MP has welcomed new figures which show that in the south east of England, there are 4.6 million people in work – meaning that over 410,000 more people since 2010 have the security of a job.

HIgh Quality and Good Value Council Services

Local government services in Crawley are provided under what is known as ‘two-tier’ with two councils, namely West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council. The broader and larger services such as education, adult social care, fire & rescue, children’s services and highways & transport are provided by the County Council. This equates to roughly 80% of our local government services, hence most of our council tax. Local services such as housing, street cleaning and refuse collections are provided by Crawley Borough Council.

Rising CO2 Emissions - An Inconvenient Truth

The ever-increasing release of CO2 into the atmosphere is very concerning and needs tackling urgently, because the best available science to us predicts very serious and irreversible consequences for our planet through climate change.