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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

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.

Huw welcomes Autumn Budget

Bexhill and Battle constituency MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the Autumn Budget this week which has delivered additional money for the local NHS, East Sussex County Council, broadband and schools as well as helping working people with increases in the living wage and personal tax allowance.

Heathfield High Street Closure

I am dismayed that East Sussex County Council have seen fit to schedule the closure of the High Street to traffic over the entire month of November. I have made representations to the Director of Highways, the Portfolio-holder and the Leader of the County Council.