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Chloe Smith
Member of Parliament for Norwich North
 

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Chloe Smith holds surgery for concerned Britvic employees

  Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North, on Friday 27th October held a surgery at the Britvic factory for employees concerned by the potential closure of the site.   Chloe met with employees and listened to their concerns, whilst updating them on the work she is doin...

Reporting back: Dangerous Driving

I regularly get emails from constituents complaining about dangerous driving in and around Norwich, so I was pleased to receive a letter from the Justice Minister, Dominic Raab MP, in which he informed MPs that the Government has now published its response to its consultation on driving offences and...

Modern Slavery

With Anti-Slavery Day just passing on the 18th October, I thought I would write a piece about Modern Slavery and update you on the work the Government is doing in this area. I was deeply saddened to read the recent figures on modern slavery, particularly the shocking statistic that if all enslaved p...

Government Announcements Update: Fixing the Housing Market

I wanted to share a letter I received from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. It relates to our housing market and what the government plans to do to fix it and help those who are struggling to make it onto the housing ladder. I have included the letter below and would l...

The cost of pharmaceutical drugs to the NHS

Some constituents have contacted me about the cost of pharmaceutical drugs to the NHS. I fully appreciate their concerns and I would like to assure all my constituents that the Government is committed to paying a fair price for medicines used in the NHS.  I am of the view that where companies e...

Brexit economic impact study

  Some constituents have contacted me to ask that I sign a letter to David Davis, to ask for the publication of economic impact studies. This has already been raised in Parliament, and answered by the relevant Minister:    “It is not standard practice to provide an o...

Parental bereavement leave

I have been contacted by some constituents to ask for my support of the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill.   I am pleased to confirm that I (and the Government) supported this Bill and it received the support it needed to pass onto the next stage of becoming a law.   Lo...

Chloe Smith: Latest Britvic and Unilever Update

  Chloe Smith MP today met the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in Westminster, to discuss the possible closures of Britvic and Unilever’s operations in Norwich.   Chloe emphasised that around 350 jobs could be at risk, as well as the historic,...

Race Disparity Audit

I received a letter from the First Secretary of State on the recent publication of the Government’s Race Disparity Audit. This was a bold report that aims to tackle a very difficult topic in modern British society today – namely, whether we receive equal access to public services, regard...

Chloe Smith enlists Trade assistance for Norwich

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, continued her work for constituents concerned about the possible loss of jobs at Britvic and Unilever (Colman's), by enlisting the help of the Department for International Trade.   She met Minister Mark Garnier to hear more about how the Department c...

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