Huw elected Chair of Transport Select Committee

Last night, Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, was elected as Chairman of the Transport Select Committee in the House of Commons in a contest voted on by the 650 MPs across all political parties.

Development planning for housing

One of the most pressing issues across our community is a lack of housing for those wanting to get on the ladder and the challenges faced in finding appropriate sites.

Watch: Huw raises question of airline insolvency reform

Yesterday, Huw asked the Transport Minister, Paul Maynard, if the Government would look to allow airlines to continue to operate whilst in administration, following the success of the method in the United States. 


Transcript of their exchange below: 

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Huw to hold final public meeting to explain Brexit Deal

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, is inviting constituents to a public meeting on Thursday 30 January in Bexhill to provide a latest Brexit explainer on the eve of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Back to the House for the common good

I’m now back as your Member of Parliament and back in Westminster. This week we have had the election of our new speaker (or re-election as Lindsay Hoyle had been in the role for two days before the election intervened).

Huw welcomes landmark agreement on cystic fibrosis drugs

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the news that an agreement has finally been reached between the NHS and drugs company Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the supply of life-changing cystic fibrosis drugs.

General Election 2019

I will now be fighting my third General Election in less than 5 years. It has been an immense privilege to have served the residents of the Bexhill and Battle constituency since 2015. The national picture has been challenging.

October 2019 Brexit Update

Hundreds of constituents have contacted me recently regarding the latest developments around the UK leaving the EU.