Tag Archives: Henry Smith MP

We need our Big Lottery Refund!


Last week, Crawley MP Henry Smith used his website to encourage his constituents to apply for the Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund. This opportunity exists across the UK. The fund consists of £3M of which one allocation will be £1M and … Continue reading

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The need to look in more than one place


The behaviour of candidates at the General Election last month has been under scrutiny by a Government body as part of its efforts to check up on charities and a number of issues have been identified as needing improvement. However … Continue reading

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A Government asleep at the wheel


At the beginning of April I posted a blog about the early indications that the Governments new apprenticeship scheme was not ready for delivery as promised back in 2015. As of the 6th April the Government began collecting a new … Continue reading

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Yet more talking, to what purpose?


Last month I wrote a blog about the resignation as rail Minister of Claire Perry, coming as it did, a few days after her appearance before MPs on 13th July in a debate on the travails of the Southern Rail … Continue reading

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The un-democrats


The argument that the EU is un-democratic appears to have gained a great deal of traction and resonance amongst many people as we look forward to the referendum in exactly 13 weeks time. In my own view this is only … Continue reading

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An un-accountable Minister


On Thursday the MP for Crawley, Henry Smith raised an issue with the Government regarding the roll out of its flagship policy on childcare. The announcement in Mays General Election that by 2017, there would be 30 hours of free … Continue reading

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Cost vs Value


Few Sussex MPs make themselves as accessible on social media as MP for Crawley, Henry Smith. For this he deserves every bit of the commendation that Brian May paid him prior to the last election. However inevitably this also means he posts things that … Continue reading

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