Westminster News

Work Experience in Parliament

I was delighted to host Amy Horscroft, a student from the Bexhill and Battle constituency, for a fortnight’s work experience in the House of Commons. Having undertaken work experience myself, as a 15 year old, I am a huge believer in the opportunities which this form of experience can bring. Amy has given her thoughts of her time in Parliament and politics in general. We wish Amy the very best with her degree and look forward to keeping in contact.

Women and Equalities Questions

Huw Merriman asks the Minister what the government is doing to “to help older female carers balance the demands of work with caring for older relatives”

Debate: Pension Equalisation

Huw Merriman spoke in the Back Bench Business Debate on a motion relating to the effect of the equalisation of the state pension age on women.

Small-Scale Solar Sector

Huw Merriman asked the Minister of State at the Department for Energy and Climate Change, “what recent steps she has taken to support the small-scale solar sector”.  

Debate on Housing

Housing was a key campaign issue for me and, following my election, a matter which I have pressed the Prime Minister, Chancellor and Government Ministers on. I recently spoke in the Housing debate in the House of Commons.

Huw Merriman holds Post Office Debate

Huw Merriman MP led a Westminster hall debate Post Office service provision. He raised the issue of the lack of service provision in Heathfield.

Huw Shows Support for Bees

In questions to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Huw Merriman asks the Minister to support his objectives for improving the nation’s bee colonies.