Brian May CBE and Anne Brummer, Queen Guitarist, CEO and Co-founder of the Save Me Trust (S5 E2)

Brian May CBE and Anne Brummer
Brian May CBE and Anne Brummer

Our Special Guests this week are Brian May, CBE, PhD FRAS and Rock legend and Anne Brummer, CEO and Co-founder of the Save Me Trust. Brian is a founding member of Queen, a world-renowned guitarist, songwriter, producer and performer, also a Doctor of Astrophysics, campaigner for animal rights and a passionate advocate for political and social change. Brian, along with Anne, Co-founded the Save Me Trust.

Decisions of the Month:

  • Decision of the Court of Appeal dated 15th October 2021 refusing permission to appeal by the London Borough of Hillingdon against the dismissal of a claim by Sir Duncan Ouseley for JR of a decision by an inspector on an appeal under paragraph 22 of Schedule 17 “Conditions of Deemed Planning Permission”, to the High-Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Act 2017 (“the HS2 Act”) concerning lorry routing arrangements.
  • Decision of an Inspector dated 18th October 2021 allowing Miller Homes’ appeal against the refusal by Fareham BC of an outline application for up to 350 homes at Porchester, an earlier appeal dismissed on highway grounds, NPPF issues relating to the effect of development upon Portsmouth Harbour Special Protection Area (SPA) and the Solent and Southampton Water SPA, heritage & absence of  5 yr HLS.
  • Decision of an Inspector dated 25th October 2021 allowing Whitstable Oyster Company Limited’s appeal against enforcement notices issued by Canterbury City Council relating to construction of oyster trestles for cultivating and farming of oysters at Whitstable beach between the low and highwater mark. Issues centred on the effects of development on the ecology of the SPA and the Swale RAMSAR, economic benefits & marine safety & recreational activity.
  • Decision of an Inspector dated25th October 2021 dismissing Gladman Development Limited’s  appeal for outline planning permission for up to 220 homes, refused by Uttlesford District Council, on agricultural land, on the northern side of Elsenham, outside the “development limits” of the local plan with boundaries along the M11 & West Anglia main line railway. Main issues relate to noise, BMV and the overall planning balance given a 3.1 HLS.

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