On Friday 25th October Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, visited the Cottage Hospice site in Five Ashes (part of his constituency), near Mayfield, with Rob Woolley, Chief Executive, and Holly Cowen, Head of Cottage Hospice.
Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has challenged the Chief Executive of Highways England to justify its approach to road building and improvements on the A21. The exchange came during a Transport Select Committee evidence session in Parliament on the work of Highways England last week.
Following England’s semi-final victory over New Zealand, Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has opted to postpone his Brexit update meeting for constituents which clashes with the Rugby World Cup Final on the morning of Saturday 2 November.
Last week I had an amazing opportunity shadowing Huw in the Houses of Parliament. The experience altogether was surprisingly very interesting and eye-opening especially during the negotiations for the Brexit Deal.
After the Queen's Speech a number of debates take place in the House of Commons to discuss the legislative programme that is set out in the speech. I took part in one of these debates on the Environment Bill and more widely the Climate Emergency.
Grant Shapps, our new Secretary of State for Transport, appeared before our committee to discuss his priorities. I asked him if the department was really able to deliver on reform as well as deal with the events which arise. I used the airline insolvency review as an example.