Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

News

Skills for Jobs White Paper

Yesterday, the Government launched the new Skills for Jobs White Paper, setting out the landmark reforms that will deliver to revolutionise post-16 education and reshape the training landscape to help our country build back better. As we recover from the pandemic, it is essential that everyone, n...

£148 million investment to tackle drug crime

I am pleased that the Home Secretary has announced a £148 million investment to deliver a system-wide approach to tackle drug crime, helping protect our community from its devastating effects.   As your MP, tackling crime in north Norwich is one of my priorities, and I welcome the...

River Yare at River Green in Thorpe St Andrew

Last week I chaired a local meeting to get action on some pollution issues that relate to the River Yare at River Green in Thorpe St Andrew, which I know are a concern to many residents. As MP for Norwich North, protecting our environment is one of my priorities and I was reassured that the B...

Vaccination Centre at Castle Quarter

I am delighted that the NHS has launched its first vaccination centre in Norfolk this week at the Castle Quarter shopping centre in Norwich as part of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history.    It's one of ten across the country.  The centre is providing an additional...

Important news for TODAY about free school meals and more

Here is essential info for parents in north Norwich as the scheme goes live TODAY to provide free school meal vouchers to cover the four-week period between 18 January – 12 February:  https://www.edenred.co.uk/reward-recipients/Free-School-Meal-Vouchers/   And if you work ...

Government signs Heads of Terms for Norwich Town Deal

I was pleased to receive this letter from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government this week confirming that the Government has signed the Heads of Terms for the Norwich Town Deal. I am pleased that Norwich will benefit from £25m investment as part of the To...

Support for victims of domestic abuse

From today victims of domestic abuse will be able to safely access vital support from thousands of pharmacies across the UK through a new codeword scheme – offering a vital lifeline to those who are not safe in their own home. Home should always be a safe place, but in asking the public to ...

Mental Health Act reforms

Today, the Government are announcing major reforms to the Mental Health Act to give individuals more control over the services they receive, delivering on the Conservatives commitment to improve people’s experience under the Act and ensure their care and treatment works for them. People too...

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