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(are there no petitions to remove Cameron) ?
Me too, it’s up to 12,500 now….
I have as well Eleanor. They are up to 9711, so a long way to go.
Petition signed ESW.
I received this email from 38 degrees today. We saw off the threat to our woodlands but it now sounds as if the National Parks are under threat too.
If this worries you as much as it does me, please sign the petition and pass the message on.Public woodland – yours for £10,000 Our beautiful countryside is under threat. Government cuts are forcing huge land sell-offs in the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. People-powered campaigning created our national parks over 50 years ago. And it can save them now. A huge public backlash could stop further cuts and force the government to protect our national parks. Can you sign the petition calling on David Cameron to save our national parks? PETITION TEXT David Cameron, Please save our National Parks. Stop cutting their funding and make sure National Park Authorities have enough money to protect our most iconic landscapes for future generations. Background information The 10 national parks in England are looked after by National Park Authorities (NPAs) who are funded by central government. They’re supposed to act as custodians of these precious places – for people, wildlife and future generations. But after rounds of government cuts, in the Lake District seven iconic beauty spots are already up for sale. Stickle Tarn, described as "iconic, simply majestic" – £20,000. Baneriggs Wood, an “exceptional mature deciduous woodland” complete with red squirrels and rare birds – £110,000. And in the Yorkshire Dales eight properties are now earmarked for “disposal” – including Cleatop Park and Morpeth Wood. David Cameron and his government hold the purse strings. It’s their decisions that are forcing our national treasures onto the market. Sign the petition here to protect our national parks: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/save-our-national-parks Back in 2011, the government tried to privatise another set of beauty spots – the public woodlands owned by the Forestry Commission. 38 Degrees members helped block those sales. We know the true value of preserving Englands wild spaces, and why it matters to keep them in public hands. So let’s come together again to save our National Parks. Thanks for being involved, Maddy, Megan, India and the 38 Degrees team PS: It’ll take a huge petition to get the government to stop cutting funding to our national parks. So once you’ve signed, please forward this email to all your friends and family, and ask them to sign the “save our national parks” petition by clicking here: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/save-our-national-parks