MAYDAY! MAYDAY! ENGLAND & WALES LAND GRAB… OF LAND THAT BELONGS TO EVERYONE… SPREAD THE WORD, SOUND THE ALARM… HOUSE OF LORDS DEBATE, WEDNESDAY JUNE 18

Cakes O’bread

 

I don’t normally re blog, but thought this was important enough to share. I urge you to take the time to read it, ponder, and do something, even if it’s only signing the petition. The painting is of Cakes O’bread, above Derwentwater. It’s on access land that others fought for my right to roam on, let’s not let go of their victory by allowing the biggest potential theft of public assets since the enclosures. Cheers. John

Subject. Object.

UPDATE: Petition has now been launched, SIGN IT BY CLICKING HERE

ACTION NEEDED NOW TO HALT PROPOSED LEGISLATION WHICH WILL ALLOW ALL PUBLIC LAND IN ENGLAND AND WALES TO BE PRIVATISED
DEBATE (SECOND READING) IN HOUSE OF LORDS THIS WEDNESDAY (JUNE 18) 
For all those sent this who don’t know me… I am secretary of Hands Off Our Forest, a pressure group dedicated to keeping the Forest of Dean and other public woodlands in public ownership. At our meeting this week, we decided we must press for an exemption for the Public Forest Estate (that is, all those woodlands in England that are owned by all of us, and managed by the Forestry Commission) within the Infrastructure Bill…
You may recall that we kicked up quite a fuss in 2010/11 over plans for the forest sell-off, and the law which would have made it possible, the Public Bodies Bill. Our campaign, in association…

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