Tag Archives: Huw Merriman

Thankyou to these MPs who promoted the Sussex Day


Last Thursday was Sussex Day which was recognised by many people as the 15th year of the County Day, although of course the Sussex Day started in the 13th Century. However, its modern approach was formed by Ian Steedman in … Continue reading

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Will Huw and team challenge the Shapps train strike?


The article below has come today from i-news written by editor Paul Waugh which is available here. It is very clear that the Government is setting out to raise problems in our Nation and we would ideally have responses from … Continue reading

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The Government must follow up the P&O issues


Last Thursday in the House of Commons a series of questions from a range of MPs took place on the theme of P&O. The title was P&O Ferries: Staff Rosters which can be found here. It seemed very clear that … Continue reading

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Visual, Hearing, & Multi-Sensory impaired children


Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Sussex MP from Battle and Bexhill called Huw Merriman asked a very significant question about how the Government will respond to the needs for deaf children. The response from the Government was very … Continue reading

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Two great themes occurred last week in Parliament


It is always fascinating to read the comments and actions that take place in the House of Commons involving MPs which have themes that impact our communities directly or indirectly. Last week there were two significant elements that I spotted … Continue reading

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Several serious issues that Parliament must respond to


At the beginning of most weeks, it is possible to look ahead at the Parliamentary plans and to also reflect on what has just happened. Today is a case for that theme, but it is also interesting to reflect on … Continue reading

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Some clear cases for Sussex MPs to work together


It is clear that when Sussex MPs work together, particularly across the current three political groups, that many people feel encouraged. There are of course many times when the political groups are so opposed that the prospect of joint working … Continue reading

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All of our MPs must speak for Ukraine and COVID


We are clearly facing several very tragic and challenging positions within our world and within our communities that have emerged in the last week. The appalling impact on Ukraine from Russia is raising many concerns in a wide range of … Continue reading

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Can the Government increase Autistic provision?


A week last Monday Huw Merriman, the MP for Bexhill and Battle raised an important question under the title of Autistic People in the Workforce and after his initial question “What steps she is taking to support autistic people into … Continue reading

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The “Sussex Modern Trail” needs to be promoted


On Thursday in the House of Commons a few words were expressed by Huw Merriman from Bexhill and Battle and there was a response from Nigel Huddleston who is one of the Ministers for the DCMS Department. Huw referred to … Continue reading

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