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Watch: Question to Prime Minister

On Tuesday the Prime Minister made a statement where he announced further restrictions to try and halt the spread of Covid-19.

Bexhill Observer article 18/9/20

Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman and a number of Tory MPs have reached a deal with the government on how to proceed with plans to override parts of the UK’s Brexit agreement.

 

Watch: Returning to work

Interesting statistics from the Secretary of State for Transport showing the number of people returning to work and the proportion on public transport.

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Huw Merriman

Watch: the Rule of Six

I have received a large amount of correspondence from constituents regarding confusion over the new "Rule of Six". During the Secretary of State's statement on Coronavirus I asked whether the Government could allow flexibility in the rules and exclude under 12s.

We must practice what we preach

I’ve had a busy week in Parliament. I’ve spoken up for our local schools and students in a debate in the Chamber about education. I’m particularly keen to ensure that pupils sitting their exams this academic year have an exam paper based on what their teachers can cover in a disrupted year.

Watch: Aviation Debate

Today was the long awaited aviation sector debate. Participation of Members showed that we are committed across the political divide to do more for our aviation sector and its fantastic workforce.

Huw takes action to combat retail violence and protect retail staff

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has signed up to support the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge, vowing to stand with retail staff and support legislation to better protect shopworkers from violence and abuse.

Watch: Speech on summer exam results

I contributed to today's opposition debate on the Role of Ministers in the awarding of qualifications this summer where I highlighted that exams should be held at the beginning of summer, content should reflect the amount of time spent in the classroom, and schools are safe.

Watch: International Travel

On Monday the Secretary of State for Transport announced a new islands policy. Islands will now be considered a different region from the mainland when it comes to deciding where to include on the exemptions list.