Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

News

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week (10-16th June), and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is encouraging people to attend their smear test in order to prevent cervical cancer.   Cervical screening (a smear test) is a test that helps prevent cervical cancer. It identifies people ...

Brexit Blog: Reporting back

  Yesterday in Parliament, MPs voted on a motion that would have set aside Parliamentary time to debate ways to prevent a “no deal” exit from the European Union. If the motion had passed the expectation would have been that a cross-party coalition would put forward legislation to...

Daily Telegraph story regarding MPs expenses

The Daily Telegraph story regarding MPs' expenses:  On 8th May, the Daily Telegraph published information about some MPs' expense credit cards.  Chloe is on maternity leave but her office has responded to explain:  "All of these instances are down to either the historic p...

Reporting Back: Climate Change

Over the past few weeks we have seen public concern pushing climate change back onto the agenda and the many voices being raised in this debate reflect genuine growing demand for action.   Many constituents have written in over the past few days to share with me their views and concerns ...

Reporting Back - More good news for the economy

New figures show that the number of people in work is at a record high and wages have risen at their fastest pace in a decade – continuing to rise ahead of prices. This means that pay packets will go further and families will have more disposable income to spend on the things that matter most ...

New Tax Changes

Over the weekend, you may have seen the Chancellor’s tax cuts announced in the Budget have come into effect.  These will support families in Norwich North and across the country as a whole.  As part of MyPlan for Norwich North, I will always support measures that back jobs and allow ...

April 2nd Statement from the Prime Minister

Last night the Prime Minister gave a brief statement inside Downing Street on the current Brexit position. I wanted to write a quick blog for you to cover what was said in the statement and Monday night’s (April 1st) “indicative votes”.   On Monday night, MPs were asked ...

Reporting back: National Living Wage Increase

  Today, the biggest ever increase to the National Living Wages comes into effect, boosting the incomes of 1.8 million people by £690 a year. The National Minimum Wage is also increasing, bringing the total number of people who will be better off to 2.1 million. For more information...

Rough Sleeping announcement

  Earlier this week the Government confirmed extra funding to help tackle the scourge of homelessness and rough sleeping across the UK. Councils across the country will share over £46 million to help get people off the streets and back on their feet into accommodation.   Bac...

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