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To: Coventry Council

Return Land in Coventry to Greenbelt

Return Land in Coventry to Greenbelt

Coventry City Council should begin a review of its local plan now, and return land to green belt.

Why is this important?

If there is hyper population growth in Coventry, - as the council claim - they are all Ghosts or Vampires.

Latest government data shows they don’t vote, don’t go to A&E, don’t have babies or send children to school , don’t have cars, don’t receive state pension or ESA benefit, don’t use gas or electricity, and don’t produce household waste. Do they exist?

3 World experts have looked at our case,- on our website- and said "it is all compelling evidence"

There is no need to build thousands of homes at Keresley, Eastern Green, Finham, Westwood Heath, Coundon Wedge, Exhall, or Cromwell Lane, for people who are not here. We can have the homes we actually need, on brownfield, and keep the beautiful Forest of Arden landscape.

We need a People’s Plan that delivers homes for ordinary people – that teaching assistants, nurses, care workers, firemen, shop workers can afford, to buy or rent – not the luxury 4 bed £400,000 palaces being planned.

For more news, events, and the full evidence, see our website www.Coventrygreenbelt.org

How it will be delivered

We will deliver the petition in person.

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Reasons for signing

  • Brownfield land in the area could be developed instead. We need our green spaces as carbon sinks and wildlife habitats. No way should green belt land be touched!
  • Concerned about the headlong rush to ruin our beautiful countryside. Even if there is a need for new housing, which I would question anyway, where are the people coming from to fill them and the jobs to go with them. No one seems to mention the infrastructure needed to cope with the extra building: roads, schools, doctors etc.
  • Coventry's population, according to recent figures, is approximately what it was in the mid 1970s. The recorded population fell in the 1980s yet we have had many new houses built since then. There are thousands of empty homes and no more are needed. Brownfield sites should be used in preference to building on agricultural and green field land.

Updates

2019-04-19 13:03:05 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2019-04-17 14:17:39 +0100

500 signatures reached

2019-04-16 20:35:49 +0100

100 signatures reached

2019-04-16 19:35:20 +0100

50 signatures reached

2019-04-16 19:11:46 +0100

25 signatures reached

2019-04-16 17:11:02 +0100

10 signatures reached