Airport ode

PUBLISHED: 17:10 07 June 2007 | UPDATED: 21:42 29 May 2010

Having viewed the BBC news this week, I was compelled to write the attached. I now live in Oxfordshire (having lived near Great Dunmow for many years) and often visit my family who live near Dunmow. I am dismayed at the prospect of the expansion of the

Having viewed the BBC news this week, I was compelled to write the attached. I now live in Oxfordshire (having lived near Great Dunmow for many years) and often visit my family who live near Dunmow.

I am dismayed at the prospect of the expansion of the airport. I know you must receive so many letters etc, but if you have a small space in your paper, you may wish to include this.

Michele Roskrow

via e-mail.

Stop Stansted Expansion

Confusion and conflicting messages we get,

The Government, "flavour of the day" they select

We are told to recycle, paper, tins we all sort,

But the very next day, expansion, Stansted Airport!

We are told to share cars, and not to drive far

Yet the MPs, discuss, more runways! Bizarre!

What is your message? Can you please make it clear?

Thought you wanted us to reduce our carbon footprint each year?

It's all down to money, and the golden handshake

BAA isn't concerned, more money they make!

Another 10 million passengers, numbers explode!

More pollution, not just flying, extra traffic on the road!!

In years to come, MPs will realise their mistake

But with the land paved with concrete, it will be too late!

'Green Taxes' in abundance? A reduction in flights?

So 'Stop Stansted Expansion'! We'll continue the fight!

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