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I am proud to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Southampton Itchen Constituency again in 2017 and I have now been an MP here since 2015.

As someone who has lived here all of my life, I know and understand the area intimately and will fight for the issues that matter most to you; your concerns are my concerns. I want to make Southampton and its residents safer, more prosperous and to make our city one of which we can all be proud.

Thank you for your support.

Royston Smith MP

Royston Smith

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Royston attends International Development Questions

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Today I asked the Minister for International Development about what is being done to help tackle modern day slavery in developing countries.

Fighting Cyber Crime

The dark web is a massive source of drugs and organised crime that exploits people and puts all of us in danger. That's why we're investing £50 million to crack [...]

World Parkinson’s Day

Today is World Parkinson’s Day. This is an important chance to raise awareness of Parkinson’s - please visit Parkinson's to find out more.

Tax-Free Personal Allowance Rises

This week the tax-free personal allowance will increase from £11,500 to £11,850 - meaning people can keep more of what they earn. A typical basic rate taxpayer will pay £1,075 [...]

World Autism Day

Here I am on World Autism Awareness Day with my good friend Luke. World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on 2nd April every year, encouraging Member States [...]

Today is ‘Wear A Hat Day’

Today is ‘Wear A Hat Day’ for Brain Tumour Research. Why not take part and raise awareness and funds for Brain Tumour Research! Please visit Brain Tumour Research to find [...]

A deposit return scheme will be introduced

The Government will bring in a deposit return scheme for single use drinks containers to encourage recycling. Our planet is our home and we must ensure it is kept safe [...]

Pothole Funding

I welcome today’s announcement by the Government that Southampton will be receiving an additional £190,285 of funding as our share of the national Pothole Fund to deal with potholes. This [...]