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Watch: Clarification on aviation sector debate

Following the disappointment that my application to have a debate on Redundancies in the Aviation Sector was not scheduled before recess, the Backbench Business Committee have now provided a time when a debate on the Aviation Sector will be held.

Finally opening schools to all pupils

My summer cycling constituency tour continues to take me around the beautiful coast and countryside. It’s been an absolute privilege to meet so many businesses and talk to the owners and staff about the challenges this year has brought. 

Summer cycling and stormy issues

Being ‘out of the House’, I’ve decided to get on my bike for an August “Cycling Constituency Tour”. My challenge is to peddle across the 200 square miles of the constituency stopping off at shops, restaurants, pubs and other businesses, as I go.

Huw urges local groups to apply for up to £20k of funding

Applications open from 4th August

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has urged local charities and good causes to apply for funding from one of four trusts funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

MPs welcome acceleration of safety upgrade to A21

The group of MPs whose constituencies lie along the A21 have welcomed a new decision by Highways England to bring forward by five years comprehensive plans to upgrade safety along the route.

Eat out to help out and work out

Last month, the Transport Select Committee, which I chair, issued a report recommending that the Government replace its blanket quarantine approach with a more evidence-based and flexible approach.