YP Letters: Sheffield Council talks compromise over trees while going on attack

From: Chris Rust, Co-Chair, STAG, Sheffield Tree Action Groups.
COUNCILLOR Lewis Dagnall makes some impressive claims about Sheffield City Council’s desire for ‘compromise’, but he has been saying this for some time and meanwhile SCC are throwing public money at a very aggressive programme of legal action against citizens who protect their healthy street trees (The Yorkshire Post, July 12).
It’s not a compromise when individuals are put in fear of bankruptcy. It’s not a compromise when repeated requests for negotiations are brushed aside.

Our supporters have been generous in contributing to funds for our campaign and we explained to SCC months ago that if we faced no more legal costs we hoped to work with SCC to spend that money on tree plan

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-sheffield-council-talks-compromise-over-trees-while-going-on-attack-1-9254078

1 thought on “YP Letters: Sheffield Council talks compromise over trees while going on attack

  1. Yeah, yeah yeah, yeah Sheffield Council’s actions amount nothing more than the usual local authority thuggery.
    For “compromise” read “tell the press as many lies as you want and then carry on using public money to destroy the public’s assets”

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