constituents and banned a badger cull on council owned land" ore than that they did not have the ower to do" *mong David )ameron/s election romises were8 an end to 9
top down Government
:" ;e romised 9
devolved power to the regions
:" ;e romised 9
more power to local governments
:" But he imosed badger cull on the Forest of Dean anyway" ;e bro+e his election romises" There are large shooting estates at the centre of both the 201# badger cull 5ones, and it is those large landowners who set the terms as to where a badger cull would ta+e lace" t was
based on areas with high rates of bovine TB"
This Government have broken their promises.
'ot only are they not the <=reenest =overnment 6ver/, but they have laced an environmental sychoath in role of environment minister" ;is thin+ing is ure re>enlightenment suerstition, sreading lies about badger ecology with no basis in science, or in animal behaviour, whatsoever" n the (? we have no system to hold oliticians to their electoral romises, or to remove oliticians who undermine the very deartments they head" David )ameron is also not even holding to the coalition agreement
to allow the electorate to remove incometent or croo+ed s" =iven his choice of cabinet colleagues it/s easy to see why"
These are the real ‘traitors to the state’.
The 'F( and the )ountryside *lliance are not olitical arties and the British electorate didn/t vote for them" They/ve given ower through the bac+ door to their hunting chums, to big estate landowners, to financial services dressed u as a <'ational Farmers (nion/, to large agribusiness and to industrial farming" They/ve overridden the wishes of the electorate, and imosed a badger cull on communities who made it lain they didn/t want it" They/ve not allowed a free vote in arliament that is legally binding on this issue, only @aroriately given their hunting obsessionA a whied vote" They/ve imosed a civil war on rural communities who have done nothing wrong, ecet that they haen to live near a large shooting estate they don/t even live in a TB hotsot" They have murdered a rotected secies against all scientific advice, simly to get underhand votes from the ran+s of the )ountryside *lliance" The only measures to control bTB in cattle which wor+ have been insisted on by 6uroe, not from 3estminster" n short they have behaved eactly li+e a feudal landlord, in defiance of the democratic rocess"
Welcome back to feudal Britain.
For those with local elections this year, my challenge to you is this8 find out which of your local councillors are in favour of a badger cull, or who are members of a hunt, @the two tend to go togetherA
and name and shame them!
lease do li+ewise for the 201& 'ational elections, and also eose their vested interests as members of the 'F( or countryside *lliance, and as such will reresent the interests of their own ressure grous instead of their electorate" )ontinue to ress for better wildlife rotection and environmental laws, for instance local council and national government animal welfare and environmental rotection charters, such as the one imlemented by lymouth )ity )ouncil"
And if eneuela and Tunisia can outlaw "cocide# wh$ on this lovel$ earth can’t we%
*nd finally on the grounds of the corrution of