Westminster News

Watch: Huw speaks on BBC TV Licence Fee concession

In a Westminster Hall debate discussing the funding of TV licenses for the over 75, Huw spoke on the BBC’s decision to provide a free TV licence only for those aged over 75 and also receiving Pension Credit.

Huw Welcomes Changes to Planning Appeals

Measures to help residents defend planning decisions have been welcomed by local Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman. The changes will allow residents to gain more access to the appeal process where a developer seeks to overturn a decision by District Councils to reject a development.

Transport Select Committee: Pavement Parking Inquiry

This week, the Transport Select Committee began their inquiry into pavement parking. The committee took evidence from a panel of witnesses representing road users, including motorists and pedestrians.

Huw calls for reform of planning appeal process

In questions to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), Huw raised concerns brought to him by Burwash residents regarding the transparency of the planning appeal process, particularly in cases where developers seemingly have access to information that residents may not.