GUEST BLOG BY DR BECKY MARTIN Well that’s it folks, nuclear waste dumps are now nationally significant infrastructure projects. The decision has been taken away from the local authorities and placed in the hands of the secretary of state and is now wide open for corruption. The chance for intense scrutiny and public accountability has … Continue reading Democracy isn’t on its knees, its face down in the mud!
Tim Farron MP who is known to be opposed to geological dumping of radioactive wastes under Cumbria was not there - while Jamie Reed MP for Copeland and former Sellafield PR man was there ....and he voted to stop the plan ....WHAT IS GOING ON? strange times! Here is the roll call of shame.... … Continue reading Roll Call of Shame: MPs who voted to Dump Democracy along with Nuclear Waste
Ignored by the Local and National press. Ignored by Conservation Groups. Today is a black day for Cumbria. Today Her Majesty's government quietly removed the power of local and county councils to say no to burial of existing and future nuclear wastes beneath their homes. The predetermined decision to "Implement Geological Disposal" now lies with the … Continue reading Today the government Ditched Democracy to Dump Nuclear Waste
ALL MPs whether pro or anti nuclear should be interested in keeping the established planning powers of their local authorities. Please ask, tweet, email, ring your MP to FIND THE PINK SLIP IN THEIR VOTING BUNDLE AND VOTE NO Wednesday 25th 2015. 2.30pm . There's no debate and it is assumed MPs AGREE with passing this planning … Continue reading IMPORTANT – TELL YOUR MP
Letter: We Need toTalk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes 20th March 2015 Dear Editor, I attended the ‘Public Talk’ at the Skiddaw Hotel on 11th March, not that I would have known about it if I hadn’t read about it in your Letters column, via Rod and Jill Donnington-Smith. It was quite a large gathering, … Continue reading Letter in The Keswick Reminder: We Need to Talk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes
Radiation Free Lakeland and others are asking: Just whose idea was it to plan to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes? Was the bright idea given to Government by the PR firm Copper Consulting? Copper Consultancy a PR firm with offices in London, Bristol, Suffolk and most recently Cumbria, told the Department of … Continue reading Whose idea was it to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes?