Henry Smith

MP, Crawley

Crawley Conservative

Voting Summary More Here

How Henry Smith voted
Randomly generated selection of topics. See full list.

  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Get email notifications when Henry Smith speaks in parliament.

See our much more detailed, easier-to-read analysis of votes on health, welfare, foreign policy, social issues, taxation and more.

Henry Smith sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism 27 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what projects her Department is sponsoring to tackle radicalisation leading to violent extremism in (a) Crawley and (b) nationally.
  • NHS (Ttip): Murder of Lee Rigby 25 Nov 2014

    The first British-born suicide bomber in the Syrian civil war was from my constituency. The incident occurred in February this year, and I am grateful to my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary for putting in place a number of Prevent programmes in my constituency over the summer as a result of that. Given the concern about how internet companies and social media might be aiding terrorist...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Prescription Drugs 24 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to encourage flexibility in the licensing process for potential new treatments for rare conditions.

More of Henry Smith's recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Conservative MP for Crawley

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 61 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Henry Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 91 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for completion of a survey:
Fee of £200, donated to my local constituency association. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Fees from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completion of surveys:
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 November 2013)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 January 2014)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to Crawley Conservatives. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local voluntary organisations. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local voluntary organisations. (Registered 12 June 2014)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to Crawley Conservatives. (Registered 28 August 2014)
Fee of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local charity. (Registered 17 October 2014)
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
Fee of £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 November 2013)
Fee of £80. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local charities. (Registered 13 January 2014)
Fee of £80. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local voluntary organisation. (Registered 12 June 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: HH the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,500
Destination of visit: UAE
Date of visit: 15-20 November 2013
Purpose of visit: APPG visit to develop strategic alliance between UK and UAE
(Registered 27 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
Flat in West Sussex, from which rental income is received.
Half ownership of holiday property in Cornwall.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Did you find what you were looking for?

Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body of your articles as the source of any analysis or data you get off this site.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.