Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

Protecting our Environment News

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 ...

Spring Statement 2019

Yesterday (13th March) in Parliament the Chancellor delivered the Spring Statement. The Spring Statement is important to many of my constituents and local businesses, so I wanted to write this short piece to inform you about the significant announcements in the statement. You can read a full summ...

Reporting Back: Clean Air Strategy 2019

A number of constituents have recently got in touch with me to share their concerns about the future of the Environment and of the serious issue of air pollution more specifically. Earlier this week the Environment Secretary announced an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air and save lives. ...

A new year and my ongoing priorities for you.

A new year and my ongoing priorities for you.   I want to wish you all a Happy New Year and all the best for 2019. As we begin a new year, I wanted to take this opportunity to keep you updated of the key areas of work I am focusing on for our city.   1) I want to ensure there ...

Reporting back: Ivory Ban

I am really glad that this is one of the toughest bans on the sale of ivory in the world, covering ivory items of all ages. The Government is committed to protecting our natural environment - ensuring stronger protections for animal welfare.    

The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

 It was a pleasure to take part in a ceremony on Saturday, with Cllr John Fisher, Mayor of Thorpe St Andrew, where we planted 5 trees as part on the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Project. I am one of over 500 other MPs who are supporting The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), ...

Budget 2018

   Yesterday in Parliament the Chancellor presented the Government’s Budget to the House of Commons. The Budget has great significance to many of my constituents and local businesses so I wanted to write this short piece to inform you about the significant announcements in the Bud...

Reporting Back: Fisheries Bill

Today, we will introduce the Fisheries Bill to Parliament, a major milestone in delivering our promise to take back control of our waters, so that we decide who has access to our waters and on what terms.   Bill creates powers to build a sustainable, profitable UK fishing industry and del...

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