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Brent Cross Catastrophe Approved by Boris
“This is another great example of pushing ahead with major development and infrastructure improvements to create jobs, and boost the capital’s economic growth, while transforming the quality of life of thousands of Londoners. The scheme will bring a new vitality to a part of the capital in need of regeneration.
“Having carefully considered the proposal I am satisfied that the application fulfils the need to have the kinds of transport links that will bring fluidity and rejuvenation to Brent Cross while avoiding potential problems caused by any extra traffic.”
The Coalition has stated: Although no one is surprised that he has approved the application, the complacency of his statement is breathtaking given the huge opposition to the scheme by residents in Barnet and neighbouring boroughs and the objections of Camden and Brent Councils and the potential catastrophic impact of the scheme.
We now await the decision of John Denham, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, on whether he will call-in the application so that a Public Inquiry can be held enabling a full, democratic and transparent consideration of the issues that will affect thousands of Londoners over the next 30 years.
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