Huw Merriman

Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle

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Huw Merriman’s voting in Parliament

Huw Merriman is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Huw Merriman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Huw Merriman voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Huw Merriman voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Huw Merriman voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Huw Merriman has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 16 Jan 2019

    I rise to speak on the behalf of not just Brenda from Bristol, but all the Brendas in Bexhill and Battle, who are probably thinking right now, “The last thing we want is a general election, but we want our Parliament and all our MPs to work better together to fix the issues of our day.” I have enjoyed this afternoon because I have had the opportunity to listen to many feelings, hopes and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Points of Order 16 Jan 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. First, thank you for your clarity with regard to taking photos in this place. It was put to me this morning by my local BBC station that MPs in this place are not quite getting the seriousness that the country is feeling when they behave in such a frivolous manner. I take that one stage further: we set rules and laws in this place and expect people to abide by...

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Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

We don't know whether Huw Merriman campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Developing Countries: Overseas Trade
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  • Voluntary Work: Young People
  • Mental Health Services: Children

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Agricultural land in East Sussex: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)

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