Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

News

Assaults on emergency workers Bill

I have been contacted by some constituents regarding the passage of the Second Reading of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill.   I have sent a letter to the Secretary of State on this matter, as I wanted to have the views of my constituents represented as fully as possible. ...

Budget Housing Measures

Following on from the recent Budget announced by the Chancellor, I have received a letter from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government regarding the housing measures contained within the Budget. The Budget makes available over £15 billion of new financial support for hou...

Social Mobility Index

The Social Mobility Commission, led by Alan Milburn and former minister Gillian Shephard have released the latest Social Mobility Index in their 2017 State of the Nation report. Comparing this report roughly to the worrying 2016 index, Norwich is making progress.   Last year’s news ...

Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor has delivered his Autumn Budget and so I wanted to share some of the announcements made, which will benefit people right here in Norwich North.  This is an important Budget which looks to the future while supporting businesses and families under pressure now.  I know that...

Reporting back: Animal Sentience

I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to contact me to share their views on animal sentience and how it is recognised by the UK, in relation to a vote during the EU Withdrawal Bill this week.    To be clear, MPs did not vote that animals weren't sentient, nor that we do...

Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Some constituents have contacted me to share their views on animal testing for cosmetics.   Advances in biomedical science and technologies are all providing new opportunities to reduce reliance on the use of animals in research. As part of this, a Non-animal Technologies Road map for the...

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