” … the Con-Dems are having another go at selling off some of the most spectacular natural family jewels of the British countryside.”
PETER FROST is outraged as national parks, starved of funds by the Con-Dems, prepare for a flogging-off of assets
Ever since they were nearly elected in 2010 the Tories and their coalition co-conspirators the Lib Dems have been trying to sell off our publicly owned forests and countryside.
Tory environment minister Caroline Spelman got a bloody nose from the huge public backlash when she tried to sell off Britain’s forests and woodlands. Ultimately her failed attempts to privatise the forest got her the sack from David Cameron.
Now the Con-Dems are having another go at selling off some of the most spectacular natural family jewels of the British countryside.
This time the target is some of the most beautiful parts of our national parks which are looked after by National Park Authorities (NPAs) made up of trustees including elected local councillors and others appointed by the secretary of state.
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