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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.

Thank you for your support.

Royston Smith MP

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The Government’s negotiating objectives for leaving the EU

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

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 abroad while ensuring a better deal for ordinary working people here at home. Here is what she set out - [...]

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 [...]

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Article 50 ruling is not the end, it is a delay.

We live in the best country in the world. A free country with an independent judiciary. The challenge to triggering of Article 50 is not the first time Government policy [...]

Early General Election?

I have been contacted by constituents asking me if the Prime Minister will call an early general election. The media are obsessed with this but they know that the [...]

Landmark Ruling on Article 50

This morning, in a landmark ruling, Lord Chief Justice Thomas said Mrs May did not have the right to set in motion Article 50, the official start of the [...]