Here are some of my recent diary events.

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

Visit to The Lighthouse Bitterne


Thank you to Solent Mind and Southern Health for inviting me to visit their new base in Bitterne. The Lighthouse is is an informal, non-judgmental, out-of-hours mental health service providing short term support for people in distress. They offer text, call and face to face support to anyone over the age of 18. This is [...]

Visit to The Lighthouse Bitterne2023-06-09T14:29:16+00:00

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Parliamentary Reception


I was pleased to sponsor the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reception in the House of Commons. The cruise industry is extremely important to my constituency, our local economy, supporting many regional businesses and generating employment opportunities in cruise tourism. Over 500 cruise ships arrive in Southampton each year bringing over £2 million to our [...]

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Parliamentary Reception2023-03-01T14:23:55+00:00

Meeting The British Liver Trust in Parliament


Have you ever had a liver check? The British Liver Trust are encouraging all of us to have a liver check. They estimate 90% of liver disease is preventable, however 75% of people are diagnosed with cirrhosis when it’s too late for effective treatment. You can find out more about the trust and how to [...]

Meeting The British Liver Trust in Parliament2023-02-14T15:12:05+00:00

Holocaust Memorial Day


Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. It remains as important as ever that we remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution, and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur. On behalf of my constituents, I have signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment.

Holocaust Memorial Day2023-01-27T12:45:31+00:00

Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day


The Less Survivable Cancer Taskforce (LSCT) have been working hard to increase awareness and research of brain, liver, lung, oesophagus, pancreas, and stomach cancers. I was pleased to meet with them on #LessSurvivableCancersAwarenessDay where we discussed how important their work is. Unfortunately, awareness of less survivable cancers remains very low, and it is important that [...]

Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day2023-01-18T16:21:06+00:00

Royston’s visit to NCS for social action week.


Thanks to the Saints Foundation and all the young people taking part in NCS Southampton for sharing with me the fantastic projects they have been working on to raise awareness and funds for the Saints Foundation and for those impacted by the Afghanistan crisis. NCS provides a great opportunity for young people aged 15-17, from [...]

Royston’s visit to NCS for social action week.2022-08-02T10:18:22+00:00
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