Merriman voted in to head Parliamentary Autism group

Huw Merriman, is the new Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism following the recent death of his colleague Dame Cheryl Gillan, who previously led the group and was a long-standing advocate for autistic people and their families. At the group’s annual general meeting held earlier this week, members paid tribute to Dame […]

Now local charities stand a chance of a lottery win

Could local charities benefit from the £17m that will be shared out by the organisers of the Postcode Lottery? Local MP Huw Merriman seems to think so. Mr Merriman is urging local charities and good causes to apply for the funding raised by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. More than 3,500 grassroots organisations in […]

Merriman backs budget that ‘protects jobs, livelihoods and provides a roadmap for economic recovery’

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed yesterday’s budget which he says not only delivers ‘robust support’ for jobs, businesses and families but also provides a pathway for economic recovery following the unprecedented financial strains of the Covid-19 pandemic. Among a raft of measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak it […]

Listen to local experts MPs tell department of health

Local MP’s including Bexhill and Battle’s Huw Merriman say they are ‘disappointed’ their constituencies have been placed in Tier 2 under the Government’s latest measures to combat Coronavirus. Mr Merriman, along with Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell, Wealden’s Nus Ghani and Sally-Ann Hart who represents Hastings and Rye say: “We share the disappointment of residents who […]