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Huw rolls up his sleeves for Cancer Research UK

Bexhill MP, Huw Merriman, recently visited the Bexhill Cancer Research Shop to find out more about the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to support national charity.

Predictions show that the number of people with cancer in the UK is set to rise steeply by 2030.

Huw Welcomes Changes to Planning Appeals

Measures to help residents defend planning decisions have been welcomed by local Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman. The changes will allow residents to gain more access to the appeal process where a developer seeks to overturn a decision by District Councils to reject a development.

Transport Select Committee: Pavement Parking Inquiry

This week, the Transport Select Committee began their inquiry into pavement parking. The committee took evidence from a panel of witnesses representing road users, including motorists and pedestrians.

Huw calls for reform of planning appeal process

In questions to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), Huw raised concerns brought to him by Burwash residents regarding the transparency of the planning appeal process, particularly in cases where developers seemingly have access to information that residents may not.

My week with Huw

Having inquired as to the opportunity of working alongside Huw from work experience, last week I was fortunate enough to shadow Huw during a particularly exciting week in Parliament.

Transport Select Committee: Road Safety Enquiry on the use of mobile phones

In this week’s Transport Select Committee session on road safety and the use of mobile phones, the committee took evidence from a panel including Dr Gemma Briggs, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Open University, Dr Shaun Helman, Chief Scientist, Transport Research Laboratory and Nick Lyes, Head of

PM Election should not be a shouting party

This week in Parliament, we honoured the bravery of our troops who took part in the Normandy landings 75 years ago. Alongside our American and Canadian allies, by night-time, around 156,000 Allied troops had arrived in Normandy, despite challenging weather and fierce German defences.