In a debate on education funding, Huw praised senior leaders and heads of schools across the country and especially in East Sussex for continuing to inspire students despite the pressures they face. He also praised the government’s educational record, citing record increases in funding and the n
Huw spoke at the fourth Bees' Needs Champion Awards - an annual event where farmers, community and school groups are celebrated and awarded for their work in raising awareness of the needs of pollinators.
One hundred years ago this week, Parliamentarians gathered in the House of Commons and the House of Lords to receive the formal announcement of the acceptance of the terms of the Armistice imposed on Germany by the Allies and the United States of America.
Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has this week called on the Government to support Sussex Police, and its Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, to help to cover the bill for a nationwide police pension fund shortfall.
In our large rural constituency, bus services are hugely important and I share the concern about reductions in timetables. As a member of the Transport Select Committee, I am pleased we have started our Buses inquiry.
Bexhill and Battle constituency MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the Autumn Budget this week which has delivered additional money for the local NHS, East Sussex County Council, broadband and schools as well as helping working people with increases in the living wage and personal tax allowance.
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.
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