Crawley MP backs Great British Switch campaign


MP Henry Smith has backed local charities for a £50,000 bursary.

Mr Smith offered his support to’s Great British Switch campaign, which gives people a cost-free opportunity to see if they can make savings by changing their home insurance provider and allows them to nominate a charity of their choice to win £50,000.

“I would urge anyone who supports a local charity to get involved with the Great British Switch campaign,” he said.

“It would be fantastic if a local group could win the £50,000 bursary on offer so we could see the benefits right here in Crawley.”

There are two ways to nominate a charity:

On Twitter – using the #GreatBritishSwitch hashtag, and a brief explanation on why the charity should win.

Online – via

The first round of nominations opened on Tuesday and closes on Tuesday, September 2.

A judging panel will then consider the nominations, and announce a shortlist of six charities.

There will be a final voting period from September 12 to 14, on the website where people can vote for any of the six short-listed organisations.

The charity with the most support will be awarded the donation of £50,000 to put to good use in its local community.

For more information on’s Great British Switch campaign, visit