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EU Drama plays out in Parliament

It’s been another tumultuous week in Parliament. Last week, the Prime Minister published the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. Over 585 pages, this document sets out how the UK will leave the European Union.

Local Firm and Job Centres Praised in Parliament

A trailblazing partnership between leading local employer, Hastings Direct, and coastal JobCentre Plus offices was this week given a warm welcome in Parliament by local MPs, Amber Rudd and Huw Merriman.

Local MP Holds EU Withdrawal Agreement Events

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, is inviting constituents to a Brexit update and a chance to express views on the proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Huw speaks on Foreign Affairs

Huw expressed his frustrations at news that a Russian official is set to become the president of Interpol stating that Russia was allowed to politically “get away with it.” He asked the Foreign Office minister whether the UK representative to Interpol would have an opportunity to express that the

Huw asks what role the BBC can play in promoting local democracy

This week, parliament discussed the role the government can play in preserving local newspapers, amidst news that Johnston Press had gone into administration. The company publishes more than 200 newspapers operating at both the local and national level.