Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

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Chloe on Work Capability Assessment Statistics

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, today commented on new official statistics released by the Department of Work and Pensions which show that over a third of people who undertake the new Work Capability Assessment (WCA) as part of their claim for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) are found ...

Chloe wears it pink to fund a cure for breast cancer

 Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North is joining forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of its award winning fundraising event, Wear it Pink day. On Friday 29 October 2010 supporters in schools, colleges and businesses throughout the country are encouraged to don an item of pin...

Chloe rallies support for CSV’s Make a Difference Day

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, is joining forces with pop mogul, Pete Waterman, to encourage people throughout Norwich to give their time to benefit the local community as part of CSV Make a Difference Day, which aspires to be the country's biggest single day of volunteering, on Saturday 30 Octo...

Chloe comments on local statistics provided by Alcohol Concern

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, today commented on statistics provided by Alcohol Concern at the beginning of their ‘Alcohol Awareness Week.'The statistics have shown Norwich North to be below average on the number of mortalities and hospital admissions caused by alcohol, as well as on crime and ...

Chloe calls for national enquiry into the conduct of Connaught

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, and Simon Wright, MP for Norwich South, today release joint letters to DBIS Ministers Mark Prisk and Ed Davey asking for a national enquiry into the conduct of the directors of collapsed firm Connaught.This demand is in addition to calls from both MPs for a loc...

Chloe on the Browne Review

After a visit today to the INTO UEA partnership Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North, commented on the Browne Review of Higher Education (HE) funding and student finance.The Independent Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance was launched in November 2009, tasked wi...

Chloe comments on Incapacity Benefit Reform

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, today welcomed the launch of a new approach to Incapacity Benefit payments. The Government set out plans in the House of Commons this afternoon that will see all current recipients of Incapacity Benefit undergo a work capability assessment (WCA) to judge whether...

Chloe comments on new CPS report

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, today commented on a new report published by the Centre for Policy Studies which claims that the UK has the highest rate of workless households of all major EU economies. In this report ‘More Producers Needed: why tackling workless households can lead to growth...

Chloe welcomes Keydata developments

Chloe Smith MP today welcomed the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) for their decision to compensate investors who have lost money through the collapse of Keydata.Chloe has been following progress with keydata closely, meeting with the FSCS and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) i...

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