Sheffield Council tree boss rejects call to stop bid for three-year extension to protest injunction

The new politician in charge of Sheffield’s controversial tree-felling programme has rejected calls to drop legal action to extend a civil injunction against protesters for a further three years – claiming doing so would be “gesture” politics.
Lewis Dagnall, cabinet member for environment at the Labour-run Sheffield City Council, said he was still trying to find a “reasonable way forward” with local residents as a review of the way felling operations are carried out continues.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/sheffield-council-tree-boss-rejects-call-to-stop-bid-for-three-year-extension-to-protest-injunctions-1-9237655

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