The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
Posts by Cllr Chris Whiteside
Chris Whiteside MBE is Conservative health spokesman on Cumbria County Council and Deputy Chairman (Political & Campaigning) of North-West Region. He was Conservative parliamentary candidate for Copeland in 2005 and 2010.Follow @
Chris Whiteside: A hung parliament with Labour and the SNP able to form a government is still a very real danger
With so many disillusioned with politicians of all parties the role of self-defeating expectations comes into play.
Chris Whiteside: I’ve worked for BT for over 30 years. Here’s my take on why Labour’s broadband plan would destroy the industy.
It is capitalising on voters who weren’t born in the era of state monopolies having no idea how much worse these companies were under Corbyn’s dinosaur model.