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Huw asks what role the BBC can play in promoting local democracy

This week, parliament discussed the role the government can play in preserving local newspapers, amidst news that Johnston Press had gone into administration. The company publishes more than 200 newspapers operating at both the local and national level.

Leaving the EU - Update 14 November 2018

Like many constituents, I am awaiting publication of the agreement terms and will then study every page of the documents in order to form a conclusion. I will be looking at the Withdrawal Agreement (our exit terms) and the Future Framework (our future trade and relationship terms) as a package.

MP calls for fairer funding for local schools

In a debate on education funding, Huw praised senior leaders and heads of schools across the country and especially in East Sussex for continuing to inspire students despite the pressures they face.  He also praised the government’s educational record, citing record increases in funding and the n

Remembering the Fallen from Parliament

One hundred years ago this week, Parliamentarians gathered in the House of Commons and the House of Lords to receive the formal announcement of the acceptance of the terms of the Armistice imposed on Germany by the Allies and the United States of America. 

MP Raises Sussex Police funding concerns in Parliament

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has this week called on the Government to support Sussex Police, and its Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, to help to cover the bill for a nationwide police pension fund shortfall.