Henry Smith

Conservative MP for Crawley

@HenrySmithUK https://facebook.com/henrysmithmp

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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Henry Smith generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Henry Smith’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Henry Smith’s full vote analysis page for more.

Henry Smith has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Us Troop Withdrawal from Northern Syria 8 Oct 2019

    I, too, have had the privilege of seeing the work of the peshmerga combating Daesh on the frontline—for me, it was in northern Iraq—and also the work of the Kurds supporting internally displaced persons in the region. Will the Minister assure me that, in addition to speaking to officials at the top of the US Administration, our interlocutors will engage with officials in Ankara to say...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pension Funds 7 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure pension funds consider the impact of climate change when taking investment decisions.
  • Trophy Hunting Imports — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] 2 Oct 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate. Further to the intervention of my right hon. Friend the Member for East Yorkshire (Sir Greg Knight), is she aware that a recent opinion poll suggests that 86% of people across the UK support a trophy hunting ban? It is not just this House that is united on the issue, but the vast majority of this country’s population.

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Conservative MP for Crawley

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

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Topics of interest

Henry Smith campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Treasury
  • Animal Experiments
  • Haematological Cancer
  • Air Passenger Duty
  • Animal Experiments: Primates
  • Haematological Cancer: Mental Health Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 13 Sep 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
31 October 2018, payment of £125. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to the voluntary sector. (Registered 15 November 2018)
18 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. Fee donated to the voluntary sector. (Registered 06 June 2019)
21 March 2019, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. Fee donated to voluntary sector. (Registered 06 June 2019)
16 May 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee donated to voluntary sector. (Registered 06 June 2019)
27 August 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 60 mins. Fee donated to voluntary sector. (Registered 10 September 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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)
From 6 June 2018, Vice President (unpaid) of the British Dyslexia Association. (Registered 06 June 2018)

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