Chloe Smith
MP for Norwich North

News

Reducing Crime in Norwich North

Seeing crime reduced in Norwich North is not only a target I am passionate to achieve, but it is also an important area in ‘My Plan’ for constituents. There are many reasons why it is important this happens. The emotional, and at times physical, damage to the victim of a crime can be ...

Additional £70 million to keep prison leavers off the streets

I am pleased that the Government have announced an additional £70 million to keep prison leavers off the streets – helping tackle homelessness, cutting crime and making our streets safer. Releasing prisoners without addressing why they ended up there in the first place, only leads...

Return of schools and colleges

Yesterday, the Prime Minister announced that schools and colleges will not be able to return to full face-to-face education until after the February half-term, in order to minimise the spread of the virus in communities, protect public health and save lives.   While Covid rates h...

Plan for Jobs

I am pleased that the Government have announced new funding to help get young people into work as we continue to prioritise job creation and ensure more young people can gain the skills they need to progress in their careers as we build back better from the pandemic. As MP for Norwich North, ensu...

Kickstart scheme update

It is great news that over 120,000 jobs have been created for 16-24 year olds through the government's flagship £2 billion Kickstart Scheme to date, and that it is now even easier for employers of all sizes to sign up. Now, the government will make it even simpler for employers of all s...

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...

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