Shutting down Parliament is no way to deliver democracy

This week Parliament has been debating whether it should be prorogued (i.e. shut itself down) during the month of October. The thought that employees would wish to close down their own place of work would be an unusual concept to most. It is to me as well.

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.

Children's Services Consultation

Last week, I visited the Children’s Centre at Egerton Park. It is facing closure due to East Sussex needing to put more of its budget in adult social care. This could also cause the loss of the nursery which sits below the children’s centre. It will be a huge blow to lose these services.