Statement on the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.


The UK is working using all diplomatic channels, bilaterally and collectively in the region, to ensure that this conflict which has cost so many lives already, can be brought to an end. The reality is that Hamas have no interest in a ceasefire. They have no interest in resolution, they have never attempted to engage [...]

Statement on the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.2023-11-15T16:27:24+00:00

Campaign Force UK ‘Veterans In Politics’ Podcast Episode


I was pleased to chat with Jonny Ball from Campaign Force UK sharing my story on the Veterans In Politics Podcast. The Veterans In Politics Podcast explores how veterans and those in our military community can get involved in Politics. Jonny has interviewed many MPs, Councillors and others involved in politics and shares their stories [...]

Campaign Force UK ‘Veterans In Politics’ Podcast Episode2023-11-08T17:10:24+00:00

EFL Week of Action


This week, I am pleased to support and promote the EFL ‘Week of Action’, celebrating the contribution and impact EFL Football Clubs make to their communities. Southampton FC runs projects every week across Southampton, making a difference in many of our local areas. I know their initiatives and activities are well received by many of [...]

EFL Week of Action2023-11-07T18:26:34+00:00

King’s Speech


I was honoured to attend the first King’s Speech in 70 years where King Charles outlined the Government’s focus on economic growth, cutting inflation and reducing crime. My constituents want to see realistic and helpful polices and legislation that addresses the challenges the UK faces and that helps hard working people and families in Southampton. [...]

King’s Speech2023-11-07T18:23:40+00:00

Southampton Jobs Fair


Please share with friends and family. There will be a Jobs Fair at St Mary’s Stadium on the 24th of November 10am -1pm. There will be over 30 companies recruiting and hundreds of jobs available.  The Jobs Fair is free to attend for those looking to gain employment and suitable for any ages. No registration is required.

Southampton Jobs Fair2023-10-05T10:51:21+00:00

Meeting the Federation of Small Businesses in Parliament


I was pleased to meet with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Parliament on Wednesday. It was good to discuss the current challenges facing small businesses and discuss the importance of bringing skills and opportunities to Southampton. The FSB have a dedicated team that run events and provide assistance and advice for small businesses in [...]

Meeting the Federation of Small Businesses in Parliament2023-09-11T14:12:51+00:00

SCPA Play Day 2023


I was pleased to attend the Southampton Children's Play Association's (SCPA) Play Day 2023 in Hoglands Park. This fantastic event was packed full with activities and organisations, offering Southampton families a great free day out. We are so lucky to have incredible organisations like SCPA in Southampton. They may be small but they make a [...]

SCPA Play Day 20232023-07-31T09:51:53+00:00

Royston Smith announces his intention to stand down at the next Election


It is with a with a heavy heart and after much consideration, that I announce my decision not to stand again as your Member of Parliament at the next election. Serving as your representative has been an honour and a privilege, especially as it allowed me to serve the city in which I was born, [...]

Royston Smith announces his intention to stand down at the next Election2023-06-09T16:59:32+00:00
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