Posted by cpre in Airport Issues, CPRE, Gatwick, Hands off the Green Belt, Housing Development, Local Government, Mineral Extraction, Planning Reform
on Apr 29th, 2012
Surrey’s countryside is under threat from new waves of housebuilding, airport expansion and mineral extraction – despite the Government’s assurances about safeguarding the Green Belt.
This was the message for members of CPRE Surrey at their annual meeting on 27 April held at the Abraham Dixon Hall in Leatherhead.
Speakers at the meeting highlighted the dangers to the Surrey countryside from growing development pressures and from the Government’s policy of promoting economic growth even at the expense of the environment.
Members from all over the county attended the meeting...