Join us for an online Audience with Henry Smith, MP for Crawley.
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Henry lives in Crawley and has a young daughter and son. He was elected as Member of Parliament for Crawley in 2010, 2015, 2017, and for a historic fourth term at the General Election in December 2019.
He ran his own Crawley-based business, and in 1997 was elected to West Sussex County Council. In 2003 he became Leader of the Council, when aged 34 he became the youngest county leader in the country. He was also Chairman of the South East County Strategic Leaders group, representing all authorities across the greater south east.
Additionally, Henry has previously been a Governor at The Oaks, The Brook and Oriel High schools across the town.
In his first year in Parliament Henry introduced his Consumer Protection (Private Car Parks) Bill. While this legislation did not become law Henry has continued to stand up for motorists, welcoming the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 becoming law with the support of the Government.
Henry served on the European Scrutiny Committee between 2010 and 2015 and supported an in/out UK/EU referendum. He led the Leave campaign locally, with 58 per cent of Crawley voters joining the more than 17 million people nationally who voted for Brexit.