Salute to all the schools returning

It was a case of back to school for many in the constituency and back to Parliament for me and for many MPs. Some have questioned why MPs are going back if they are able to work and vote remotely.

Watch: Urgent Question on Abortion Regulations for Northern Ireland

During an Urgent Question on Abortion Regulations for Northern Ireland today I kept up the pressure to ensure women in Northern Ireland receive the abortion rights which we in Parliament voted to give them. A good debate led by a Minister who will ensure the law is followed.

Watch: Huw in the Liaison Committee

As Chairman of the Transport Select Committee I am also part of the Liaison Committee, which considers the overall work of select committees and scrutinises the Government. The Prime Minister is asked to attend about 3 times a year.

Putting Bexhill on the testing grid

This week in Parliament has involved virtual participation from East Sussex and one day of physical attendance in Westminster to chair my Select Committee

Watch: Questions about Bexhill Testing Centre

In today's Urgent Question on Coronavirus and Care Homes, I raised with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care getting more care workers through the Bexhill Coronavirus Testing Centre. The delay in getting it linked up to the central system has been frustrating.

Watch: Advocating air bridges

During today's Transport Oral Questions I was granted an intervention in my role as Chairman of the Transport Select Committee.

Huw presses Health Secretary on Bexhill COVID-19 Testing Centre

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has joined forces with local health chiefs in East Sussex to press for the Bexhill COVID-19 satellite testing centre to be made available to all those who now qualify for a test.