Kirklees Council Local Plan: Councillors boo campaigner defending green belt land
The leader of the Horses Not Houses campaign was booed by councillors as he spoke against plans for new homes in Mirfield.
Marcus Jessop drew boos from councillors as he inferred the whole Local Plan process was corrupt and had been influenced by a major housing developer.
He was one of the speakers at Wednesday afternoon's Local Plan meeting at Huddersfield Town Hall.
Councillors want to offer up a 392 acre woodland plot between Mirfield and Dewsbury to developers as part of the Local Plan.
Mr Jessop previously told the Examiner that councillors had failed to listen to their communities in... read more
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