Tag Archives: Huw Merriman

A bad Bill brought forward by a bad Government


Last week in Parliament several Sussex MPs spoke in the same discussions and all of them voted on a theme that impacts all of our communities. However the most unexpected contribution came from Boris Johnson who referred to Sussex in … Continue reading

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Can we obtain a Parliament with real answers?


It is not a new problem but perhaps we can find a new solution? The questions raised in Parliament can occasionally be the problem but far too often the lack of a meaningful answer is the real problem. How can … Continue reading

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Let us thank these 5 MPs in Sussex for their voting


We are facing a very disturbing period in our nation from the current Government, based on what has taken place over the last three weeks and indeed over a much longer period. A number of the decisions that have occurred … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vitally needed NOW!


As I am planning to write tomorrow in my blog and in my column in the Brighton Argus newspaper, that actions of the MPs such as those in Sussex need to be radically challenged. We currently have 16 Sussex MPs … Continue reading

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Some words and some votes from last night


In the debate under the title of Committee on Standards after many voices were expressed, two votes took place. Although the Conservatives managed to succeed they only just managed to do so by a few votes. In both vote issues … Continue reading

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Huw Merriman discussed small businesses yesterday


Yesterday in the House of Commons a debate took place followed by a vote on the theme of supporting small businesses. It was clear that the votes were not sufficient to adopt the call by the Labour Party to support … Continue reading

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A very good question and a tragic response


On Tuesday the House of Commons held this debate on the subject of Health and Social Care and tragically only one of the Sussex MPs was involved in the questions. However Huw Merriman asked a question that was very clear … Continue reading

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Teaching Britain’s colonial past in UK’s curriculum


This evening there will be a debate in Parliament based on a petition which received nearly 270,000 signatures until its closure in early December 2020. The MP who is organising the debate is Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn. The … Continue reading

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We clearly need all Politicians to act in a professional manner


In the last few days themes have emerged that are critical factors for Governments, Councils and indeed local elected representatives. Sadly, comments and actions have been carried out by people who know very well that this is not the way … Continue reading

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A Sussex MP has responded – will others follow him?


This tweet from Huw Merriman late yesterday, came because of a blog I had written that was also printed in the Argus newspaper as my weekly column. The focus in the piece was on the lobbying issues that have arisen … Continue reading

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