Welcome to my website
Welcome to my website, where you will find my latest news, brief biography, details how to contact
me and some other useful links and information. There is also some information about the constituency and local contact numbers that might be useful.
I am here for all my constituents, so if you have any queries or other concerns, please contact me or make an appointment to see me at one of my regular advice surgeries.
As the MP for Penistone & Stocksbridge, I am always looking for different ways to keep in touch with my constituents, so I hope you find this site useful and informative. The site is updated regularly, so please do come back often. If you live in Penistone and Stocksbridge and have a problem or wish to raise an issue please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.Best wishes
Member of Parliament Penistone & Stocksbridge
Latest from Angela
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Angela has backed a call for the NHS to put in place measures needed to deliver innovative and effective treatments that will improve patient outcomes for the next 50 years.
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
In August Ofcom launched an online Mobile Coverage Checker to help consumers check the coverage they could expect anywhere in the UK. Using data from the four UK mobile phone network providers. The interactive map shows the predicted level of coverage both in doors and outside. It shows coverage for voice calls, 3G and 4G data connections.
It has proved to be a very popular tool for businesses and consumers: with over 286,710 people using our maps since their launch and around 1,500 people still using the checker each day.
Here you can see the predicted mobile coverage is... Read More...
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Angela Smith, MP for Penistone & Stocksbridge today backed calls for more to be done to regulate the sale of exotic pets in the UK. Attending the launch in Parliament of 'One Click Away', a report into the online sale of exotic pets. Angela signed a pledge (see attached photo) calling on the Government to 'undertake a review of exotic pet breeding, trade and keeping across the UK', 'improve the enforcement of all relevant legislation concerning the sale of exotic pets' and 'review the Pet Animals Act 1951 to reflect the increasing sale of animals over the internet'.
"This new report makes it clear that much more needs to be done to improve the... Read More...
In addition to their salary, MPs are allowed to claim various expenses to enable them carry out duties on behalf of constituents
These expenses cover things such as running offices in the constituency and Westminster, the paying of staff, as well as claiming for a second home, which is a necessary expense for many MPs who have to spend part of the week in Westminster.
Since the last General Election the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority monitors and sets MPs expenses. They regularly publish Members expenses online on a 3 monthly basis. For more details go here>>.
A full tour of the Palace of Westminster takes in Sovereign's Entrance, Norman Porch, Royal Gallery, Prince's Chamber, the House of Lords Chamber, Central Lobby, Voting Lobby, Members' Lobby, the House of Commons Chamber, St Stephen's Hall and Westminster Hall.
Due to the strong demand for these tours, it is best to get in touch at least 3 months before your planned visit.
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