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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... tate-plans
Questions are being asked as to whether online petitions eg 38 Degrees ' Tripping up Trump' are valid. What do you think ?
''More than 3,000 people have submitted formal objections to the plans, with another 19,000 people signing an online petition protesting against the scheme to build 550 private homes and golfers’ chalets on farmland beside the course.
Officials in Aberdeenshire council are now sifting through 3,026 letters of objection sent by the 38 Degrees campaign website before the public consultation period ended last week.''
''The US president’s current resort, Trump Aberdeen, which he hopes to expand by adding a second golf course, is still losing money. Its latest accounts report losses of £1.2m last year, with its income flatlining, and the company employed nine fewer staff than in 2016.
“It’s eye-opening to see how popular this campaign is,” said Robin Priestley of 38 Degrees. “It’s clear Trump’s previous broken promises to protect the beautiful Scottish landscape and boost the economy aren’t going to wash this time. The public want the council to hold him to account.
Trump Aberdeen has been approached for a comment.''
First Trump Aberdeen, next Trump the World !!!!
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