Last night supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to the meeting called by Power without Pylons. The meeting at the pretty village of Broughton in Furness was attended by a whole host of people who have been given the green light by the great and the good to vehemently oppose the Pylons while ignoring the Main Event.
We stood outside and leafletted – many people nodding in agreement at the sight of the nuclear waste barrel – the lasting legacy product of nuclear power.
The organisers of the meeting made it clear that we were not welcome “this is a meeting about the pylons” and during questions I held my hand up patiently for an hour and was studiously ignored. One of our supporters did manage to get a question in, and was greeted with howls of laughter. The question was actually the most intelligent thing said all…
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