Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

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Teacher assessed grades for students

Today the Government has announced that exam results this year will be awarded and determined by teachers, providing the fairest possible system for pupils so they can progress to the next stage of their education or career. Young people have shown incredible resilience over the last year, contin...

New education recovery package for children and young people

Following the announcement of the roadmap yesterday which laid out a cautious easing of restrictions, the government has today announced further elements of the recovery support package so children and young people can catch up on missed learning and development due to the pandemic. As the Prime ...

Chloe Smith MP reacts to Norwich North unemployment figures

Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North, has responded to figures released by the Office of National Statistics today, which show that Norwich North's rate of unemployment remains better than the national average. The January 2021 figures for the unadjusted claimant count have bee...

Next steps out of lockdown

The Prime Minister set out the next steps out of lockdown yesterday in Parliament, and also on national TV. I know from all my constituency work during the months of this pandemic, that many have suffered loss, many are anxious, many have been affected by the decisions that have had to be taken, ...

Extension to the ban on bailiff evictions

Renters will continue to be supported during the ongoing national lockdown restrictions, with an extension to the ban on bailiff evictions, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced earlier this month. The ban on bailiff evictions - which was introduced at the start of the pandemic - has been ex...

Reopening of National Lottery Grants for Heritage

For many heritage organisations in Norwich North the last year has been the most challenging ever faced.  I know that many organisations and projects across the city feel precarious and need support. While the rapid scaling up of the vaccine programme offers much needed positivity, much unce...

Fund to tackle long COVID

Today the Government has announced £18.5 million in funding to help tackle the lasting effects of long COVID, by funding new research to help better understand the causes, symptoms and treatment of the condition Long COVID can have a lasting and debilitating impact on people of all ages, ir...

Vaccination programme update

Yesterday, the Prime Minister set out that the vaccination programme continues to power past the target we set six weeks ago, with more than 15 million people vaccinated – but reiterated that we must be both optimistic and patient by staying at home, to protect the NHS and save lives. A...

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