My Week of Work Experience - Charlotte Durtnall

I have been fortunate enough to have enjoyed a week’s work experience in my local MPs office. I am currently studying for a law degree and hope to have a career in the civil service and so wrote to Huw to asking if it were possible to spend some time in the constituency office.

Wheels of regeneration keep turning

During the summer recess, I'm aiming to cover much of the 200 square miles of constituency on my bike. This would be a leisurely exercise were we to be living in the Cambridgeshire Fens.

Huw welcomes budget increase for local secondary schools

Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, has welcomed the additional £1.3 billion a year extra funding for schools and praised parents and teachers across the constituency for helping him press the Government to do more.

Schools, pensions and rail fill my week

This week we received the news that the Government is to pump an additional £1.3bl in to our schools. As I have written many times before, I appreciate that School Funding is at record levels but the costs which schools are bearing has outstripped the increases.

Huw impressed by progress on Bexhill Enterprise Park

Bexhill MP, Huw Merriman, visited the site of the North Bexhill Access Road and Bexhill Enterprise Park recently week to see first-hand the progress that has been made in linking north Bexhill to the new employment and housing space for the community.  Huw was given a tour of the site by John Sha

Parliament hears of local road and rail needs

This week, I did my best to ensure that the needs of our local road and rail network were brought to Parliament and aired before the Road and Rail Ministers respectively.

Road Infrastructure Speech

On Wednesday 5 July, I lead a Westminster Hall Debate on Road Infrastructure following the announcement from the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling that £1bl of extra funding would be given to local roads. You can view my speech in the video above.