Letter to the Kent Messenger:
News that money for flood defences for Yalding have been halved should
not come as a surprise from a government that demonstrates so little
concern for the planet. While they continue to fail to tax the rich
properly, they also continue to claims that there is no money for the
things that really matter such as protection of the environment or
people. Remember too that this is the government that has just scrapped
the department for climate change despite it being the biggest global
threat that we face.
As the climate catastrophe is increasing at a rate that is astonishing
scientist with global heat records being broken each year for the past
three years and the impacts being felt in all corners of the world, it
seems that the people of Yalding should be very worried.
Politics needs to focus on protecting both people and the environment.
Perhaps the people of Yalding might remember that when they vote in
Stuart Jeffery, Maidstone Green Party