Eastern Area Plan

The Green Party’s excellent response to the hotly debated eastern area plan. To be ratified at the Ramsey meeting tomorrow night at the Mitre at 7 pm. In a nutshell, It is summarised as follows:-

  1. The government’s population predictions are wrong
  2. Therefore, the proposal to build 5,100 houses is without merit.
  3. We have a climate emergency.
  4. Building on green field sites will release carbon / remove carbon sequestration
  5. New Builds will release c.50 tonnes of carbon dioxide in construction and take c.50 years to reach parity with retrofitting a building
  6. We must wait until the next census in 2021 to understand our housing needs before zoning green field sites.

Come along if you can, full document below well worth a read.

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