Bexhill and Battle MP reiterates EU referendum stance

Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman with Marshall-Tufflexs Dennis Delaine, John Aherne, Josh Hayler, Paul Hetherington and Jeremy Dodge.

Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman with Marshall-Tufflexs Dennis Delaine, John Aherne, Josh Hayler, Paul Hetherington and Jeremy Dodge.

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The MP for Bexhill and Battle re-iterated his stance on the EU referendum during a visit to a business in Hastings.

Huw Merriman continued his neutrality on the Brexit vote and said his role as an MP is to inform his constituents, not to tell them how to vote.

“Politicians shouldn’t tell you which way to vote. My role as an MP in a referendum is to bring the information to the public and bring the opportunities for debate,” he said.

Mr Merriman was talking during a factory tour of Marshall-Tufflex – a cable management manufacturer.

The MP answered questions from staff and praised the company for ‘delivering for Britain’.

“Marshall-Tufflex is very important to the local area – you’re providing jobs for people, you’re providing products and you’re delivering for Britain,” he said.

“To see your products being made as I have during the factory tour today is fantastic.”

Other topics discussed included the transport infrastructure, affordable housing, job creation and parking.

“If we had connectivity of the A21 as dual carriageway and a high speed rail link from Bexhill and Hastings into London it would be of huge benefit to local business,” he said.

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