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Nantwich MP Laura Smith calls for “urgent need” for extra school funding

Nantwich MP Laura Smith calls for “urgent need” for extra school funding

By Stephen Topping
Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith, a former teacher, has spoken up on the “urgent need” for extra education funding.

Ms Smith, who used to teach at a school in Winsford, was elected in 2017’s General Election after playing a leading role in the fairer schools funding for Cheshire East campaign.

February 5, 2019
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow takes Brexit break to visit Nantwich!

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow takes Brexit break to visit Nantwich!

All ‘ayes’ were on John Bercow today when the Speaker of the House of Commons took a break from the chaos of Brexit and Parliament – to visit Nantwich and Crewe.

Mr Bercow took time out after being invited to South Cheshire by Crewe & Nantwich Labour MP Laura Smith.

January 18, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith vows to vote against Brexit withdrawal deal

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith vows to vote against Brexit withdrawal deal

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith says she intends to vote against Theresa May’s Withdrawal Deal in the “meaningful vote” on December 11.

Prime Minister Theresa May is hoping to convince enough sceptics to change their minds and back the deal she has struck with the European Union.

December 5, 2018
New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

A new flexible care at home service has been launched by Guinness Care in South Cheshire at an event in Crewe Hall.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith was among those at the launch where she met care workers delivering the service, as well as local charities and NHS workers.

November 20, 2018
Memory Walk in Nantwich raises almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society

Memory Walk in Nantwich raises almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society

A Memory Walk held along the Riverside in Nantwich helped raise almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society.

The event was organised by the Home Instead Senior Care Crewe, and involved caregivers, office staff, friends and family, and Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith.

November 9, 2018
MP Laura Smith – latest drop-in surgery and appointment times

MP Laura Smith – latest drop-in surgery and appointment times

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has announced the latest drop-in surgery and appointment times for constituents in November and December.

It starts on Friday November 2, with a Drop-In Surgery at Nantwich Library from 10am to noon.

October 28, 2018
MP Laura Smith’s office becomes Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank

MP Laura Smith’s office becomes Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank

MP Laura Smith’s constituency office has become an official Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank.

The charity fears more residents will have to be referred to the Foodbank ahead of plans for the next stage of Universal Credit.

October 16, 2018
Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Scout groups in Nantwich will benefit from an expansion of the outdoor centre at Milldale, off the A51.

The South West Cheshire District Scouts campsite now has two new activity buildings which were unveiled.

October 12, 2018
Nantwich firm wins Heathrow “World of Opportunity” grant programme

Nantwich firm wins Heathrow “World of Opportunity” grant programme

Nantwich business Direct Access Consultancy is one of the winners Heathrow’s World of Opportunity grant programme.

For the second year, Heathrow has partnered with the Department for International Trade “Exporting is GREAT Campaign” to fund 20 SMEs and their exporting ambitions.

October 10, 2018
Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith defends “General Strike” comment as “offhand”

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith defends “General Strike” comment as “offhand”

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has defended her controversial “general strike” comment made during the Labour Party conference week, calling it “offhand”.

Ms Smith made the comment during the fringe Momentum’s World Transformed festival event.

October 1, 2018
Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith calls for General Strike during Liverpool speech

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith calls for General Strike during Liverpool speech

Crewe & Nantwich Labour MP Laura Smith has called for the first General Strike in the UK for more than 90 years.

In a speech given last night at the Momentum’s World Transformed festival, Ms Smith said the action would bring down the Conservative government.

September 26, 2018
MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP has thrown her support behind the Back British Farming Day in Westminster.

Farmers play a key role in producing food and caring for the countryside, and employ thousands across Cheshire.

September 18, 2018
Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith backs breast cancer fair at Parliament

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith backs breast cancer fair at Parliament

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith joined the search for new life-saving breast cancer treatments at a research fair in Parliament.

The fair, hosted by UK charity Breast Cancer Now, was an opportunity to meet scientists behind cutting-edge research.

July 12, 2018