Local News

Our first Zoom Question Time

On a Friday evening, suitably isolated, about 25 local members quizzed our MP for more than 2 hours, on topics ranging from national and local issues, COVID-19 to local planning, stranded ships crew to council tax. We even held a remote raffle.

Huw presses Health Minister on Bexhill COVID-19 Testing Centre

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, has joined forces with local health chiefs in East Sussex to press for the Bexhill COVID-19 satellite testing centre to be made available to all those who now qualify for a test.

Local MPs welcome more help for local businesses

Local MPs, Huw Merriman and Sally-Ann Hart, welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which has been protecting local jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, will be extended until the end of October.

Huw supports Rural Powerhouse campaign

Local MP. Huw Merriman, spoke of the importance of the rural economy to his Bexhill and Battle constituency during a visit to a local farm in Battle last Friday.

Huw takes on new role to champion Fairtrade

Huw Merriman, MP for the Bexhill and Battle constituency, and supporter of the Bexhill’s Fairtrade group, has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Fairtrade Group in Parliament which has been set up to champion the movement across the United Kingdom.