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Huw welcomes House of Lords report on coastal towns

Many seaside towns and coastal communities are in desperate need of improvements to transport, housing and broadband. Better access to further and higher education for young people in seaside towns is needed too.

Watch: BBC Newsnight Interview

Following the second round of indicative votes last night, I was invited on to BBC Newsnight to discuss why I voted for a confirmatory public vote. 

Watch the interview below (Credit: BBC): 

Watch: Speech on Indicative Votes

Yesterday, in a second round of indicative votes I set out my reasons for voting for the Kyle-Wilson amendment, which would involve putting the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement to a public vote.

Huw asks Home Secretary about the future of the Premier League

In Parliament, Huw continued to share his love of Arsenal with the Speaker and asked the Home Secretary to ensure that Britain would continue to attract young talent from Europe to play in the Premier League after Britain’s exit from the EU.

Update on EU Withdrawal 27 March 2019

I am receiving a lot of correspondence from constituents on the UK's withdrawal from the EU on which the outcome is yet to be determined. I have therefore written this update with an invite to my constituents to a public meeting to come and hear more and have your say. 

Transport Select Committee: Taxi and Private Hire Reform

The Task and Finish Group (TFG) on Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing was commissioned in 2017 by the Department of Transport to investigate current regulatory legislation in the taxi and private hire sector.

Meeting on EU Withdrawal Saturday 30 March 2019

Huw Merriman MP invites constituents to an is inviting constituents to a meeting on Saturday 30 March to update them on the latest developments on UK’s departure from the European Union.

Huw asks Defence Minister what more is being done to support veterans

In Parliament, Huw asked the Defence Minister what more was being done to support veterans’ access to support services and what engagement the Ministry of Defence (MoD) had had with the charity sector, which he said had played an “amazing role” in enhancing veteran support.