MP speaks on Offensive Weapons Bill

The Offensive Weapons Bill debate took place in Parliament this week. The Bill will put into place a wide-ranging set of powers to tackle acid attacks and knife crime as well as minimising the risk of criminals obtaining firearms.

House of Commons Bus Inquiry continues

In the Transport Select Committee meeting on Monday, I exchanged views with Mick Lynch, representative of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) on the pay and conditions of bus drivers and why they do not enjoy the same benefits as RMT rail members.

EU Drama plays out in Parliament

It’s been another tumultuous week in Parliament. Last week, the Prime Minister published the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. Over 585 pages, this document sets out how the UK will leave the European Union.

Local Firm and Job Centres Praised in Parliament

A trailblazing partnership between leading local employer, Hastings Direct, and coastal JobCentre Plus offices was this week given a warm welcome in Parliament by local MPs, Amber Rudd and Huw Merriman.

Local MP Holds EU Withdrawal Agreement Events

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, is inviting constituents to a Brexit update and a chance to express views on the proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement.