Simon Jenkins- ‘Green Belt is Near Meaningless’ – It is for Journalists who dont know where it is

Telegraph

Writing in this week’s Spectator, he said “volume estates” were going “to suburbanise towns and villages such as Tewkesbury, Tetbury, Malmesbury, Thaxted, Newmarket, Great Coxwell, Uffington, Kemble, Penshurst, Hook Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold, Mevagissey, Formby”.

 “The Green Belt is near meaningless. The Campaign to Protect Rural England estimates some 80,000 units are now proposed for Green Belt land.”

Now lets run that one again underlining all of the towns and villages outside the Green Belt.

Writing in this week’s Spectator, he said “volume estates” were going “to suburbanise towns and villages such as Tewkesbury, Tetbury, Malmesbury, Thaxted, Newmarket, Great Coxwell, Uffington, Kemble, Penshurst, Hook Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold, Mevagissey, Formby”.

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