News

Huw welcomes landmark agreement on cystic fibrosis drugs

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the news that an agreement has finally been reached between the NHS and drugs company Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the supply of life-changing cystic fibrosis drugs.

General Election 2019

I will now be fighting my third General Election in less than 5 years. It has been an immense privilege to have served the residents of the Bexhill and Battle constituency since 2015. The national picture has been challenging.

October 2019 Brexit Update

Hundreds of constituents have contacted me recently regarding the latest developments around the UK leaving the EU.

Huw Merriman Visits Hospice in the Weald’s Cottage Hospice

On Friday 25th October Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, visited the Cottage Hospice site in Five Ashes (part of his constituency), near Mayfield, with Rob Woolley, Chief Executive, and Holly Cowen, Head of Cottage Hospice.

MP slams Highways England on disparity of A21 projects

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has challenged the Chief Executive of Highways England to justify its approach to road building and improvements on the A21. The exchange came during a Transport Select Committee evidence session in Parliament on the work of Highways England last week.

Rugby Success Thwarts MP Brexit Meeting

 

Following England’s semi-final victory over New Zealand, Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has opted to postpone his Brexit update meeting for constituents which clashes with the Rugby World Cup Final on the morning of Saturday 2 November.

Huw welcomes Barclays cash access U-turn

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed a recent U-turn by Barclays bank which means that their customers will continue to be able to withdraw cash across of the Post Office network.

My week in Parliament

Last week I had an amazing opportunity shadowing Huw in the Houses of Parliament. The experience altogether was surprisingly very interesting and eye-opening especially during the negotiations for the Brexit Deal.

Watch: Huw speaks in the Queen's Speech Debate

After the Queen's Speech a number of debates take place in the House of Commons to discuss the legislative programme that is set out in the speech. I took part in one of these debates on the Environment Bill and more widely the Climate Emergency.