Forests: Your voices heard

PUBLISHED: 11:46 17 February 2011 | UPDATED: 11:46 17 February 2011

Forests are under threat, claim taxpayers.

Forests are under threat, claim taxpayers.

(c) John Foxx

Government U-turn.

Hurrah! The Herald has done it! Within 24 hours of your interviews with local on the forestry sell-offs, the Government had done another U-turn and called the whole thing off.

Well done to The Herald and readers who care; proof positive that your voice can count! I have just asked our MP Mr Neil Parish where was he?

I understand around one million people signed an online petition opposing any sale of forests.

Tony Simpson

Secretary

Honiton Senior Council


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