Tag Archives: Huw Merriman

The future of seaside and rural communities


Last week in the House of Lords, Steve Bassam introduced a report entitled “Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities – The future of seaside towns” At one point in his introduction Steve explained that the Government had responded and one of their … Continue reading

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Emergencies demand immediate responses Sajid


As we have reached what we keep being told are the final days of the Parliamentary career of Theresa May, it is inevitable that those who wish to take on the role of Prime Minister will come under even more … Continue reading

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Five Parliamentary swallows including disability benefits and tenancy rights


In the middle of the chaos and bizarre behaviour of many MPs in the House of Commons that has been going on for at least three years, occasionally a few sensible words and recommendations are heard.  If these could be … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly


The extensive level of chaos displayed by the House of Commons over the last year or three is a matter that in most other contexts would lead responsible MPs to call for a public enquiry to correct the failings of … Continue reading

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Sussex travellers need some justification for todays 3.1% railfare increase


Parliamentary rules suggest that under most settings local people can only expect to hear from their own MP if they want to ask a question. However there are always going to be exceptions and the following is surely one of … Continue reading

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Police budgets are decimated whilst politicians play their games


On Tuesday in the House of Commons, MPs spent a massive 38 minutes debating the issue of Police Pension liabilities and how these will impact on policing budgets across the UK. The exchanges that took place were between Nick Hurd … Continue reading

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Who should pay for our freedom of speech?


On 6th September the MP for Bexhill and Battle, Huw Merriman asked a heavily loaded question of the leader of the House of Commons and Andrea Leadsom gave an equally loaded answer. Of course without the debate taking place it … Continue reading

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