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Letter: Cross-party Co-operation Helped Hog’s Back Protection

Published on: 30 Jan, 2021
Updated on: 30 Jan, 2021

The post and rail fence that will now have to be dismantled.

From: Ramsey Nagaty

leader of the Guildford Greenbelt Group and R4GV borough councillor for Shalford

In response to: Planning Appeals Refusal Marks Victory in Fight to Save Hog’s Back

It was good to see how cross-party co-operation ward councillor Tony Rooth (R4GV, Pilgrims) and me, supported by neighbouring councillors David Bilbe (Con, Normandy) and Paul Spooner (Con, Ash South & Tongham), who were involved in the original Article 4 protection, together with determination by the GBC managing director James Whiteman and other council officers.

The co-operative approach has resulted in actions that will hopefully see the beautiful, expansive and open slopes of the Hog’s Back restored.

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test 2 Responses to Letter: Cross-party Co-operation Helped Hog’s Back Protection

  1. Paul Spooner Reply

    January 31, 2021 at 11:13 am

    I would like to thank Ramsey Nagaty, I guess the council leader [Joss Bigmore] inadvertently forgot other party councillors in his leader comments at last week’s Executive Committee meeting.

    There must be an election coming.

    Paul Spooner is a Conservative borough councillor for Ash South & Tongham

  2. Jules Cranwell Reply

    February 1, 2021 at 7:29 pm

    Pretty rich from Cllr Spooner, who was so keen to include Blackwell Farm in his odious Local Plan.

    Why the contradictory views?

    Perhaps there is indeed an election imminent?

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