Henry Smith

MP, Crawley

Crawley Conservative

Henry Smith’s voting in Parliament

Henry Smith is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Henry Smith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Henry Smith consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Henry Smith generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Henry Smith generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Henry Smith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 4 Feb 2016

    I am pleased to say that employment levels in Crawley are at a record high, with the jobless claimant count now at 1.5%. Of course there is always more that can be done and, one month today, I am holding an apprenticeship fair in Crawley civic hall. May we have a debate on the importance of further encouraging apprenticeships to help promote economic growth?
  • Cycling: Government Investment 3 Feb 2016

    Will my hon. Friend join me in paying tribute to the many private sector companies that are encouraging cycling? For example, Evans Cycles, which is headquartered in my constituency, has done a fantastic job locally and nationally to ensure that we all get on our bikes and live a healthier lifestyle.
  • NHS Trusts: Finances 1 Feb 2016

    During the past decade, under the previous Labour Government, the healthcare trusts that serve Crawley constituency had chronic deficits, and services such as A&E and maternity were closed at Crawley hospital. Services are now returning to that location. Will the Minister confirm that this Government will invest 10 billion in our NHS over the course of this Parliament, and will he...

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Conservative MP for Crawley

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • Animal Experiments
  • Animal Experiments: Primates
  • Air Passenger Duty
  • Argentina
  • Teaching Methods

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 60 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 90.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 18 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Henry Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Fees from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completion of surveys:
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local charity. (Registered 19 January 2015)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local charity. (Registered 19 February 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Association of Conservative Clubs
Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 00457188

(Registered 08 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: OGN House, 7th Floor, 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 6 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 16 February 2015

Donor status: company, 6390883

(Registered 03 March 2015)
Name of donor: The 1900 Club
Address of donor: 117 Newberries Avenue, Radlett WD7 7EN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date of receipt: 9 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 16 February 2015

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 03 March 2015)
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: 7th Floor, Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 16 January 2015

Date accepted: 16 January 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: 1900 Club
Address of donor: 117 Newberries Avenue, Radlett WD7 7BN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 23 February 2015

Date accepted: 23 February 2015

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Qaiwan Group (2) Council of Ministers, Kurdistan Regional Government
Address of donor: (1) 4th Floor Sulaymaniyah Mall, Iraq

(2) Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Destination of visit: Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: (1) Flights and one night in Hotel Slemani, value £2,300 (2) Erbil hotel and internal transport, approximately £1,005

Date of visit: 11 -16 November 2015

Purpose of visit: APPG Kurdistan fact-finding delegation to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

(Registered 30 November 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Crawley, West Sussex: (i) (Updated 08 June 2015)
Half ownership of holiday cottage in Cornwall: (i) (Updated 08 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a patron of the Gatwick and Crawley Business Watch Scheme. (Registered 08 June 2015)
I am a patron of the West Sussex and Surrey Angling Society. (Registered 08 June 2015)
Member of The Pilgrims Society. (Registered 21 July 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jennifer Millar-Smith, as Personal Assistant. (Updated 08 June 2015, 3 August 2015 and 2 September 2015)

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