Henry Smith

MP, Crawley

Crawley Conservative

Henry Smith campaigned to leave the European Union

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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

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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 12 Sep 2016

    Govia Thameslink rail service – Henry Smith. Adjournment debate
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Electoral Offices 20 Jul 2016

    What consideration has been given to adopting the cross of St Patrick as a unity flag for all communities representing Northern Ireland?
  • Terrorist Attack: Nice 18 Jul 2016

    Tourist destinations and travel interchanges have tragically been the targets of evil terrorist acts. Will the Home Secretary provide a firm assurance that Gatwick airport will receive the necessary security resources to ensure that those travelling through will be safe this summer and beyond?

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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
  • Air Passenger Duty
  • Animal Experiments: Primates
  • 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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys. All fees donated to local voluntary services unless otherwise stated (Registered 19 January 2016):
7 April 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
3 July 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
13 August 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
9 October 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
20 November 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
26 November 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to local community foundation. (Registered 19 January 2016)
22 December 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2016)
2 February 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 90 mins. Fee donated to Crawley Conservatives. (Registered 10 February 2016)
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)
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare £8,296.31, accommodation £1,637.26, transport £236.27, hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £56.70; total £10,226.54

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 25-29 January 2016

Purpose of visit: to maintain bilateral ties; support British businesses operating in Hong Kong; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of Hong Kong’s political, social and economic development.

(Registered 16 February 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving 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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