A Tory looking to be re-elected as MP for a bellwether seat has blamed health secretary Jeremy Hunt for giving him grossly exaggerated figures on the number of staff at his local hospital.
After the indignity of having his own adjournment debate cancelled (to the intense annoyance of the travel industry lobbyists who had worked late to observe the session on air passenger duty), Henry Smith has further shamed himself by lying about the incident to his local paper. Contacted by the Crawley News to explain why he was late, the Tory MP […]
No one would deny that the House of Commons is a busy place and that MPs have a lot of business to attend to each day. But one would expect them to at least remember to attend debates that they arranged themselves. The Conservative MP for Crawley, Henry Smith, failed to show for his own […]