Huw receives Government support for amendment on Crime Orders Bill

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill had its third reading in the House of Commons this week. The Bill seeks to create a framework which would allow law enforcement agencies to obtain access to electronic data held in foreign jurisdictions for the purposes of investigating serious crimes.

Local MP Welcomes Reversal of EU Citizens Charge

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed the announcement from the Prime Minister that the £65 charge for citizens from the European Union to gain their rights to remain in the UK after Brexit have been reduced to zero.

Secretary of State praises local health partnership

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock, accompanied by the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle, made an informal visit to Bexhill and Conquest Hospitals to meet staff and patients.

Brexit: no majority for other solutions

In this column, I try and capture what has been going on inside Parliament. With saturation coverage across the media this week, I feel I am recycling news but will try and deliver something extra!