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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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Her Majesty’s Most Gracious Speech

June 21st, 2017|0 Comments

It was an honour to be present for Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech. Provision for increases in investment in schools and health, particularly mental health. Legislation to protect victims of domestic violence and abuse and proposals on a consultation on reforming social care. There will also be a Bill to [...]

Statement on Grenfell

In recent days, I have been contacted by a number of residents, some by email and others on Facebook, in relation to an Independent article from last year linked to [...]

Terror Attack in Manchester

Whatever our troubles they are mostly nothing compared to what happened to dozens of innocent people last night. The attack in Manchester on innocent men, women, and most cruelly of [...]

Fox Hunting Update

Amongst a very positive Conservative Party Manifesto, I was disappointed to see that it included a free vote on fox hunting. This was discussed in Parliament in 2015 and at [...]

Out of control Executive Pay

While Southampton's Labour Council are putting libraries and swimming pools at risk and cutting bin collections to fortnightly they have increased those earning over £100,000 per year by nearly 40%. [...]

Royston leads Westminster Hall debate on the Spitfire

On Tuesday I held a debate in Parliament calling on the Government to help fund The National Tribute to The Royal Air Force in Southampton. The debate received fantastic support [...]

The Prime Minister signs Article 50

After 20 years campaigning for a referendum on our relationship with the EU I am proud a Conservative Prime Minister signs Article 50.

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

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 [...]