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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.

Finally opening schools to all pupils

My summer cycling constituency tour continues to take me around the beautiful coast and countryside. It’s been an absolute privilege to meet so many businesses and talk to the owners and staff about the challenges this year has brought. 

Summer cycling and stormy issues

Being ‘out of the House’, I’ve decided to get on my bike for an August “Cycling Constituency Tour”. My challenge is to peddle across the 200 square miles of the constituency stopping off at shops, restaurants, pubs and other businesses, as I go.

Huw urges local groups to apply for up to £20k of funding

Applications open from 4th August

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has urged local charities and good causes to apply for funding from one of four trusts funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

MPs welcome acceleration of safety upgrade to A21

The group of MPs whose constituencies lie along the A21 have welcomed a new decision by Highways England to bring forward by five years comprehensive plans to upgrade safety along the route.

Huw welcomes new green initiatives

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has welcomed the Government’s £3 billion green investment package to drive forward green home improvements, decarbonise buildings and create thousands of jobs as part of their drive to kickstart the economic recovery.