Huw champions work of Department for International Development

For less than a penny in every pound, it is estimated that UK aid saves a life every two minutes. The Aid Transparency Index which measures effective aid spending, ranks the Department for International Development's (DFID) spending as the third most effective in the world and ‘very good’.

Local MP highlights success of universal credit

In a noisy chamber, Huw made the case for economic and welfare reforms which have helped reduce the unemployment numbers by a million since 2010 (a part of the story which has seen an extra 3.4 million jobs being created).

Huw asks Minister to help tackle drug use

An excellent investigation from the team at BBC South East highlighted a worrying trend in the use of Ketamine and the local lives ruined as a result.

Robertsbridge students lobby their local MP

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, joined the Citizenship GCSE students at Robertsbridge Community College last Friday to share ideas and his experience of successful campaigning.

European Union Withdrawal Update February 2019

Over the past few weeks I have received a large volume of correspondence from constituents expressing various views on Brexit and how they wish for me, as their local MP, to represent them in the House of Commons.

Giving full resources to our schools

In addition to visiting local schools, and jobbing as a lollipop man, I have had three schools visit Parliament this week for a Q&A. I have also been using my voice in Parliament to support the funding needs of our local schools.

Transport Select Committee Bus Inquiry

In our final part of the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry to the bus market, I asked for better regulation to ensure that bus companies must provide services in the public good. I also asked for more powers to regulate.