As with the continuing financial crises with increasing levels of poverty, the lack of action on Climate Change, the constant wars of regime change and even the failures in dealing with Covid. Our political leaders, continue to show, that they are unfit to be in charge of an empty shopping trolley in an empty car park. The article is a long read, which everyone should read fully. Like with Palestine, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Venezuela, Libya, Syria and many other places Globally. Our MainstreamMedia has been responsible Fake News and the demonisation of anyone, the USA considers an enemy.
As part of my objection to MMU’s plans for Birley Fields campus. I raised the matter of air pollution and how the development, especially the stopping up of certain roads, would increase to poor quality in Hulme. I especially emphasised that it would have a detrimental affect of the pupils of St. Philips Primary School. I also criticised their traffic, air and noise assessment as not being adequate or of being representative of the actual conditions.
The local councillors, including the councillor for the Environment, the Planning Officer and Planning Committee, ignored such concerns. If fact, the Planning Committee never conducted a site visit, even though this is a major development. Hulme already suffers from a high rate of ill-health, mental and physical.
No one in Government, National and Local are taking this situation seriously. In fact at a recent council meeting, it was stated that the emissions from Manchester Airport, do not fall on Manchester but the North Atlantic? And the National Government does not want to comply with any EU regulations, because they say they are bad for big business?