Westminster News

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.

MP calls for action to support NHS

Local MP, Huw Merriman, this week spoke of his frustration following the cancellation of routine surgery due to winter challenges faced by the NHS.

Amendment 7, to Clause 9, of the EU Withdrawal Bill

I have been contacted by constituents who have inquired as to whether Parliament will get a say on the final terms covering the departure of the UK from the EU and the new agreement which may govern our future terms. In particular, I have been asked if I will be voting for an Amendment 7, to Clause 9, of the EU Withdrawal Bill, which, it is claimed, would give Parliament greater power to scrutinise our exit terms.