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Bringing about change that's positive

This week the team involved in the huge renovation project of Parliament unveiled plans for the new House of Commons chamber. This will be built on the former site of the Health Department. Of more interest to me is what we can do to the remainder of the Parliamentary estate.

Huw welcomes House of Lords report on coastal towns

Many seaside towns and coastal communities are in desperate need of improvements to transport, housing and broadband. Better access to further and higher education for young people in seaside towns is needed too.

Update on EU Withdrawal 27 March 2019

I am receiving a lot of correspondence from constituents on the UK's withdrawal from the EU on which the outcome is yet to be determined. I have therefore written this update with an invite to my constituents to a public meeting to come and hear more and have your say. 

Meeting on EU Withdrawal Saturday 30 March 2019

Huw Merriman MP invites constituents to an is inviting constituents to a meeting on Saturday 30 March to update them on the latest developments on UK’s departure from the European Union.

Huw champions more support for Neighbourhood Plans

In photo: back row from left to right Margaret Howell, Battle Town Council;  John Howell MP; Jonathan Vine-Hall, Sedlescombe Parish Council; Frankie Nowne, Clerk to Ticehurst & Flimwell Parish Council; Huw Merriman MP; Russell Hidden, Battle Neighbourhood Plan Team;

A tumultuous week in politics

Since my last column, I was pulled out of the ballot twice in successive Prime Minister’s Questions.