Huffington Post – How Democracy Commits Suicide: The Sheffield Trees, And The Corporate Takeover Of Local Government

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One comment on “Huffington Post – How Democracy Commits Suicide: The Sheffield Trees, And The Corporate Takeover Of Local Government
  1. Lammergeier says:

    It is NOT true that “the council is forbidden to go against Amey’s verdict on any tree— if they do, the tree’s maintenance is no longer covered by the contract”.

    For further detail, see the following:

    “Cost of Sustainability”:
    https://ianswalkonthewildside.wordpress.com/2017/09/10/ignorance-pig-headedness-and-bullying-remain-the-order-of-the-day-for-the-sheffield-street-trees-strategy/comment-page-1/#comment-1851

    “Sustainability Vs Tree Massacre”:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/813#comment-813

    “Trees & Hazard Management” – published as “Safe long-term retention of existing trees”, on 10th August 2017:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/802#comment-802

    TREE POPULATION MANAGEMENT BY NUMBERS (“Impact Assessment”):
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/534#comment-534

    “DANGEROUS HIGHWAY TREES”:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/726#comment-726

    “THE COUNCIL’S COMMITMENT TO RETAIN MATURE HIGHWAY TREES”
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/536#comment-536

    “THE DISCRETION TO RETAIN MATURE TREES”
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/543#comment-543

    “THE COUNCIL AND THE STREETS AHEAD TEAM HAVE EXISTING POLICY COMMITMENTS, TO COMPLY WITH CURRENT GOOD PRACTICE. See below.”
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/484#comment-484

    GOOD PRACTICE GUIDANCE:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/news/contribute-website?page=6#comment-836

    SEE SECTION 58 of THE HIGHWAYS ACT:

    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1980/66/contents

    SCC & AMEY NON-COMPLIANCE WITH GOOD PRACTICE: A FEW EXAMPLES:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/comment/626#comment-626

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