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Most recent annotations on things by Henry Smith

  • John Byng: Henry Smith should be aware that it is not just Crawley Council that needs to give flood protection priority. So does Gatwick Airport, which decided not to bother supporting the Ifield scheme... (13 June 2014)
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  • George Morley: The Pensions Minister gave you an answer but failed to say that of those pensioners in your constituency and around the country, those that decide to emigrate to a country where the government... (2 April 2014)
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  • John Byng: Henry Smith is right to welcome this sort of skilled employment in Crawley. It is certainly preferable to the low paid jobs that would be provided by further expansion of Gatwick Airport. (18 June 2013)
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  • John Byng: It is disappointing that Henry Smith, who takes a sensible line on many things, should describe a report on APD paid for by airlines as an independent report. He also fails to recognise that... (5 May 2013)
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  • John Byng: I am disappointed that Henry Smith has so readily accepted the propoganda against APD. He overlooks the fact that aviation enjoys huge tax concessions on fuel and VAT that outweigh APD... (10 February 2013)
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  • John Byng: Certainly Henry Smith is right to be concerned about the impact of Gatwick airport on tourism and leisure providers in his constituency. At present Gatwick exports about four times as much money... (23 November 2012)
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  • John Byng: It is disappointing that Henry Smith has listened only to those constituents who have complained about APD and not to those who complain about the tax concessions aviation enjoys, at the expense... (14 November 2012)
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  • John Byng: I am grateful to Henry Smith, my local MP, for expressing my views so eloquently. The only thing I would add is that it is not just large herds that are more vulnerable to disease; it is... (26 October 2012)
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  • Neil Jones: This is very good work and long overdue Well done Henry (12 September 2012)
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  • Adam Gordon: Given the impact upon grants after the two year period, what will the impact be once councils are forced to put more extreme cuts upon local residents or the impact upon council tax increases if... (2 May 2012)
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  • John Byng: Henry Smith is right to point out that the dedicated Gatwick Express service was amalgamated into a wider franchise awarded to Southern under the previous government. Since then the quality of... (6 March 2012)
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  • Henry Smith: Actually a recent coroner’s report cited the European Working Time Directive as the cause of hospital fatalities because of the lack of clinical cover it can cause. Henry Smith MP (2 March 2012)
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  • John Byng: I am surprised that Henry Smith should blame the European Working Time Directive for the closure of facilities at Crawley Hospital. I would much rather be treated by doctors and nurses who are... (18 January 2012)
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  • Henry Smith: Yes Garry, I think I can claim the 600 new jobs in Crawley is a result of Government policy as they are a direct consequence of the Government's decision to have Thameslink improve their... (23 June 2011)
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  • Garry Lelliott: Claiming that Government policy is responsible for a foreign employer, who operates a multi-faceted organisation in a global marketplace, being able to employ 600 more people is stretching... (23 June 2011)
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  • Henry Smith: Neil, any funding of a rebuilt courthouse for Crawley would likely be a mixture of national (MoJ) funding and developer contributions associated with the Town Centre North re-development plans.... (5 March 2011)
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  • Neil Jones: I trust that the funding of this service should be on the agenda thus hopefully it will not become a burden to the Crawley Taxpayer, a levy on Gatwick Airport to provide the funding would appear... (17 February 2011)
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