Local News

Development planning for housing

One of the most pressing issues across our community is a lack of housing for those wanting to get on the ladder and the challenges faced in finding appropriate sites.

Huw Merriman Visits Hospice in the Weald’s Cottage Hospice

On Friday 25th October Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, visited the Cottage Hospice site in Five Ashes (part of his constituency), near Mayfield, with Rob Woolley, Chief Executive, and Holly Cowen, Head of Cottage Hospice.

Rugby Success Thwarts MP Brexit Meeting


Following England’s semi-final victory over New Zealand, Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has opted to postpone his Brexit update meeting for constituents which clashes with the Rugby World Cup Final on the morning of Saturday 2 November.

Huw welcomes Barclays cash access U-turn

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed a recent U-turn by Barclays bank which means that their customers will continue to be able to withdraw cash across of the Post Office network.

Broad Oak Primary School visit

Here I am with the wonderful staff, parents and pupils at Broad Oak.

Read about the visit in their own words here: 

Village Meetings

During the short break from Westminster, I have been leafleting villages inviting residents to join me to discuss local and national issues or to bring individual challenges which I can help with.