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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (22 Oct 2021)

Hen Caging (Prohibition) Bill: Second Reading – Henry Smith. Private Members' Bills

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horses: Transport (29 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the evidence presented in the BBC Panorama documentary, entitled The Dark Side of Horse Racing, broadcast on 24 July 2021, that some horses are travelling from Ireland to Great Britain to be slaughtered, whether his Department has plans to review its policy and legislation on the distance travelled by...

Business of the House (23 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: A constituent came to me recently, very distressed. Her young son was attacked at a community event about two years ago. The perpetrator was arrested and charged by the Crown Prosecution Service. He then reportedly failed to appear in court twice, was arrested a second time, and appeared in court for the third hearing. However, the Crown Prosecution Service erroneously, and wrongly, said that...

Hen Caging (Prohibition) (22 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the caging of commercially reared, egg-laying hens and pullets; and for connected purposes. The people of Britain are some of the most caring and compassionate people in the world. We are a nation of people who care about justice, about each other and, of course, about animals. As the Secretary of State for the Environment,...

Injunction to Protect the M25 (22 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: It was recently a pleasure to meet constituents as part of the Great Big Green Week, when we had a fruitful discussion about the challenges of climate change. I welcome the injunction against irresponsible protest. Will my right hon. Friend consider, if necessary, extending or applying to extend the injunction to other parts of the highways network, such as the M23, which serves my...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Housing: Energy (22 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will tackle gaps in consumer protections for people making energy efficiency improvements to homes and installing low-carbon heating in the forthcoming Net Zero Strategy.

International Travel (20 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: I very much welcome this statement, with a pragmatic approach to covid-19 testing for international travel and recognition of vaccines, and also, on the day that the Prime Minister is in New York, the news that the US Administration—this has taken a lot of work from the US-UK taskforce to achieve—are opening up to fully vaccinated passengers. Can my right hon. Friend say when slot...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Veterans: Charities (20 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the additional support for veterans and military charities announced by the Government on 6 September 2021.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Iran: Human Rights (16 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he plans to use UK's Global Human Rights sanctions regime against (a) Ebrahim Raisi and (b) other members of the Iranian Government in response to human rights violations in Iran.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: British Virgin Islands: Travel Restrictions (15 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if the Government will ease the restrictions on travel from the UK to the British Virgin Islands in response to the improving covid-19 situation and to support the recovery of the tourism industry in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: British Virgin Islands: Overseas Aid (14 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if the Government will provide funding to the British Virgin Islands to support the recovery of the tourism sector in that country following the devastation resulting from Hurricane Irma in 2017 and the effect of ongoing covid-19 travel restrictions.

HGV Driver Shortages (13 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: I was recently in the US, where a shortage of 60,000 truck drivers was across the media. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the answer is improving standards and conditions for British workers, not undercutting them?

Work and Pensions: Pension Auto-enrolment: Crawley (13 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: How many people have been auto-enrolled in workplace pensions in Crawley constituency since 2012.

Work and Pensions: Pension Auto-enrolment: Crawley (13 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: Those are very impressive statistics that prove that this Government’s policy of auto-enrolment has been a great success. Will the Minister join me in paying tribute to auto-enrolment pension providers such as B&CE—The People’s Pension—which is based in my Crawley constituency?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: UN Climate Conference 2021: British Overseas Territories (10 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in British overseas territories on their contribution to the COP 26 Conference in the context of those countries having generally low carbon emissions but often being affected by climate change.

Afghanistan: FCDO Update (6 Sep 2021)

Henry Smith: What assessment has my right hon. Friend made of China’s growing involvement in Afghanistan, the geopolitical consequences and the UK’s response to that?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Flags (27 Jul 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make it his Department's policy to fly the Commonwealth flag all year round from his Department's main building in Whitehall.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (26 Jul 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to support local authorities to meet their statutory targets for Education, Health and Care plan assessment waiting times.

Written Answers — Treasury: Nuclear Power: Carbon Emissions (26 Jul 2021)

Henry Smith: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will review the exclusion of nuclear energy from the Green Financing Framework with respect to the (a) inclusion in the International Capital Markets Association Green Bonds Principles of nuclear energy and (b) exclusion of nuclear energy from the Government’s Green Financing Framework which has been developed in accordance with the former...


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