28 Jan 2011
ENGLAND TO SELL WOODLANDS-- WHAT A CRAZY IDEA!!
Government will raise about 10 million pounds a year for ten years, why bother it's laughable.
Britain's woodlands are precious for millions of people, a source not only of great curiosity but also great fulfilment.
They offer important habitats to much loved wildlife, as well as enjoyment and beauty to families up and down the country.
It's no surprise that there has been an upswell of public concern at the prospect that our island's natural life might be auctioned off at a government-sponsored jumble sale.
The government must now guarantee not only the complete right of access to all our forests but also the budget for their protection and restoration.
This idea is political ideology, nothing more, I can't imagine Australians standing still for such a sale of bushland.
This is the sheriff of Nottingham all over again, where's Robin Hood.
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