Blast for 'cavalier' planning attitude
A COUNCILLOR last night claimed the government's refusal to reveal when it will decide on a proposed windfarm shows "a lack of respect to the people of Wales".
February 13, 2006
in Daily Post
Gareth Jones, a former Conwy AM and now a county councillor, said the government was showing a "cavalier attitude" over up to 250 proposed turbines in Gwynt-y-Môr windfarm, off Llandudno.
The authority last week called on the Government to reject the project or order a public inquiry.
Last night a Department of Trade and Industry spokesman could only say the scheme's future would be decided "this year".
The spokesman added the decision on Gwynt-y-Môr will be made by trade secretary Alan Johnson MP or energy minister Malcolm Wicks MP.
Mr Jones said: "The government's cavalier attitude is appalling. This rebuff... [continue via Web link]