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Trade Bill

I thought it would be helpful to set out my thinking regarding New Clause 4 to the Trade Bill.

I agree with about the importance of effective Parliamentary scrutiny; however, it is my view that the provisions outlined in New Clause 4 are not necessary.

265 Burlington Road Development Rejection Appeal

Earlier in the year Merton Council’s planning committee rejected proposals to build 456 new homes at 265 Burlington Road thanks to over 400 local residents writing in to object.

RMT Strikes - March

Due to the RMT announcing that its members will be taking further strike action on the SWR network in March, there will be an amended strike timetable on the following dates:

• Monday 9th March

• Tuesday 10th March

• Thursday 12th March

• Friday 13th March

December Strike Compensation

Due to the unprecedented level of strike action by members of the RMT union, and the wholly unnecessary impact this had on passengers, the Government has worked with South Western Railway to secure compensation arrangements.

Burlington Road Update

On Thursday 12th February Merton Council's Planning Applications Committee will consider the proposals for the Tesco Site, 265 Burlington Road, New Malden, KT3 4NE. 

Below is my email to the Committee. 

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Good morning,