Westminster News

Local MP in Coastguard Safety Review

A Parliamentary review of coastguard safety has been launched with Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, joining a cross-party committee of MPs to investigate search and rescue capability at sea.

Local MP welcomes Pavement Parking Review

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed an announcement from the Department of Transport which could lead to the introduction of fines for motorists who park on pavements.

Sussex and Surrey Associations of Local Councils lobby Huw

At a lobby in Parliament for Parish Councils, I was delighted to meet with the Sussex and Surrey Associations of Local Councils, to discuss local government, road infrastructure and the challenges arising within the AONB. 

Interview with University of Brighton

Today Huw met Chris, a student at the University of Brighton, studying Multimedia Broadcast Journalism. Chris, interviewed Huw about the following issues: 

EU Referendum 


Politics in the digital age

You can watch the interview here. 

Huw commends the BBC for encouraging more people to take up sport

This Tuesday, Huw hosted the BBC Sport Breakfast. The Breakfast welcomed our most decorated female Olympian and Head of UK Sport, Dame Katherine Grainger, to launch a major collaboration to deliver an extra thousand hours of free sport on the BBC.

Huw visits Heathrow

Today, colleagues, Lilian Greenwood, Daniel Zeichner, Steve Double, and I, from the Transport Select Committee, visited a busy Heathrow Airport. 

MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Last week Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, 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 survivo

Early Prisoner Release

Like many constituents, I am concerned by the decision to release John Worboys only 8 years after being convicted for serious sexual offences.