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I am proud to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Southampton Itchen Constituency.

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.

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Royston Smith MP

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Parliament has voted to notify the EU of our intention to leave

February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Britain’s exit from the European Union has dominated Parliament and the news bulletins in recent days and weeks. On Wednesday we voted through the remaining stages of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. The Prime Minister has now been mandated by Parliament to trigger the Article 50 Notice which [...]

Tonight I voted in Support of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Tonight I walked through the historic voting lobby of the House of Commons to vote to ‘Confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty [...]

Industrial Strategy Green Paper

I welcome the green paper on a new modern Industrial Strategy which will support businesses in Southampton to grow and create more high skilled, high paid jobs for local people. [...]

The Government’s negotiating objectives for leaving the EU

Yesterday the Prime Minister set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives for leaving the European Union - part of the plan for Britain, which aims to get the right deal [...]

The Future of Weekly Bin Collection

Today my Conservative Councillor colleagues in Southampton launch their consultation into the future of our weekly bin collection. The Labour Council has decided to axe the weekly collection of domestic [...]

Bath Lodge GP Surgery

It was recently reported in the Daily Echo that Bath Lodge GP Surgery in Bitterne was inspected in October 2016 by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has been found [...]

Royston joins the Work and Pensions Select Committee

I have been appointed to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee. The Select Committee, which is made up of MPs from all parties holds the Government, its Ministers [...]

Hampshire’s Health Challenge

The draft Sustainability and Transformation plan has been published for the Hampshire area. Royston has endorsed the published plan. "The NHS was one of the country’s greatest achievements. Ensuring it [...]