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PMQs: Calling for fairer school funding

In my second PMQ in two weeks  I asked a question on behalf of my Mum (a former teacher) on the need for more school funding, particularly for those areas that currently have the lowest funded schools (such as ours).

Lobbying for more school funding

Last Friday, I met with Caroline Barlow, Headteacher at Heathfield Community College, to be given a copy of the school funding letter which was sent by heads across the constituency to parents.

Huw talks tourism at the Bexhill Town Forum

At a packed and lively Bexhill Town Forum meeting last Friday, the town’s MP, Huw Merriman, spoke enthusiastically about the significance of the De La Warr Pavilion in attracting visitors to the town.  

Listen: My thoughts on the Eurotunnel payout

With the news that Eurotunnel have been awarded £33m in a court settlement by the government, I was invited by various media organisations to comment on the story. Here are my interviews for those of you who have written in to ask me my thoughts on the case.

Local MP calls for reform of sale of knives

Following the recent spate of knife attacks and the tragic loss of young life, Huw took to the chamber to ask the Home Secretary Sajid Javid whether he would look again at the proposal to make sure knives sold in retail outlets are prohibited from being anywhere outside of a locked cabinet.

Brexit decision is an invidious choice

It’s been another tumultuous, and disappointing, fortnight in Parliament. A new party has been formed, and I lost three of my own colleagues to join eight from the Labour Party. The principle driver for this split was a demand from these eleven MPs for a second EU referendum.