Wirral joins HTA green campaign

Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council has this month adopted the HTA's Greening the UK motion.

The adoption on 14 July commits the council to ensuring that planting outlined in planning developments is actually installed and maintained.

It also gives the council's support to exemplar schemes and the lobbying of local MPs to support the principles of the Greening the UK campaign within Parliament.

HTA director general David Gwyther said: "At a time of growing anxiety regarding the effect of climate change on local areas, it is fantastic to see that Wirral has taken steps to protect communities from potential erratic weather conditions, in particular flooding."


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