Westminster News

European Union Withdrawal Update February 2019

Over the past few weeks I have received a large volume of correspondence from constituents expressing various views on Brexit and how they wish for me, as their local MP, to represent them in the House of Commons.

Transport Select Committee Bus Inquiry

In our final part of the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry to the bus market, I asked for better regulation to ensure that bus companies must provide services in the public good. I also asked for more powers to regulate.

Huw asks Minister to help change justice laws

In the House of Commons, Huw asked the Justice Minister to intervene and lead a change in the law to ensure convicted rapists do not get rights over children conceived through their heinous crime and said he would remain committed to using his voice to ensure that we look after the victims, not t

Huw receives Government support for amendment on Crime Orders Bill

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill had its third reading in the House of Commons this week. The Bill seeks to create a framework which would allow law enforcement agencies to obtain access to electronic data held in foreign jurisdictions for the purposes of investigating serious crimes.

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.

Huw Merriman MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week, local MP, Huw Merriman, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tire