AUGUST 19 2021 – HOMES ENGLAND AND HEDGEROW DESTRUCTION – “IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO REMOVE A HEDGEROW”

 

HOMES ENGLAND AND HEDGEROW DESTRUCTION – “IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO REMOVE A HEDGEROW”

 

‘HOMES ENGLAND & HEDGEROW DESTRUCTION’ LETTER SUBMISSION TO CRAWLEY OBSERVER AND WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES [UNPUBLISHED]

Dear Editor

Homes England’s promotion for the development West of Ifield raises many questions [“Next ‘Trespass Walk’ planned”, Observer/WSCT Letters, Aug 11/12].

One serious question being raised is that, on this Government-owned land under review, ancient hedgerows have been destroyed.

Such destruction would appear to be contrary to the legal requirements of the Hedgerows Regulations 1997 – which fall under the Environment Act 1995.

This issue needs immediate addressing by the landowner responsible for the stewardship of public land – Homes England.

Yours sincerely

Ian AGNEW

David MOON

Richard SYMONDS

 

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