Westminster News

Huw calls for further Road Safety around Schools

Huw Merriman spoke in the debate on Road Safety around Schools in a Westminster Hall Debate. This follows support for campaigns for speed restrictions near Vinehall School, Robertsbridge, and a puffin crossing installation outside Punnetts Town Primary School, Heathfield.

Interviewing Network Rail CEO

With Network Rail causing over 60% of all delays to railway journeys, it was timely to interview their newly appointed Chief Executive to see what his priorities are. I questioned him on the impact of Network Rail’s debt (£50billion) and its annual interest bill (over £1billion).

Transport Select Committee: Rail inquiry

In our concluding inquiry hearing on franchising, I asked the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, about the future model of rail operations.

Calling for more local homes to be built

Today in Parliament I continued my campaign in calling for more homes to built in the Constituency. Rather than letting developers simply 'land-bank', I used the first opportunity to lobby the new outing of the new Housing Minister to press for more powers.