A number of constituents have written to me in the past couple of weeks to let me known their feelings with regard to the status of the UK leaving the European Union. This update is intended to respond to all those who have contacted me, whether on one side of the debate (calling for me to support a second referendum) or the other (urging me to reject any deal which gives too much ground to the EU) or somewhere in between. My communications suggest that correspondents are split on preference in the same way that Parliament is.
I am dismayed that East Sussex County Council have seen fit to schedule the closure of the High Street to traffic over the entire month of November. I have made representations to the Director of Highways, the Portfolio-holder and the Leader of the County Council.
In a Transport Committee session where Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and a number of other ministers from the Transport department were questioned on the timetable changes that led to severe delays for passengers back in May, I asked the ministers whether there should be an independent verif
In a debate on Universal Credit Huw asked the Opposition to consider the 700,000 people who will be better off by an average of £285 a month under the new system and those who are able to find work through it. Video here: https://goo.gl/TUJPXE
Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, is joining over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty's lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.