Local News

Local MP Welcomes Reversal of EU Citizens Charge

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the announcement from the Prime Minister that the £65 charge for citizens from the European Union to gain their rights to remain in the UK after Brexit have been reduced to zero.

Secretary of State praises local health partnership

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock, accompanied by the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle, made an informal visit to Bexhill and Conquest Hospitals to meet staff and patients.

Huw raises speeding and road safety concerns with Sussex Police leaders

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, discussed the issue of speeding and road safety when he met the new Hastings and Rother District Commander, Chief Inspector Sarah Godley, and temporary East Sussex Divisional Commander, Chief Superintendent Jason Taylor, at Bexhill Police

New Year Cheer and Nothing to Fear

Getting older, the best part of Christmas is the cheer and positivity which the season brings out in us. New Year sees us focussing ahead optimistically on the challenges to come. 

Listen: Huw speaks on rail issues on BBC Radio 4

Huw was invited to speak on rail issues on the BBC Radio PM programme this weekend. Huw spoke of his own frustrations with dealing with rail companies both as a commuter and as a member of the Transport Committee in Parliament.