Programme Catalogue - Details: 1996021119960211


SBH:Newbury Bypass: Report on mass rally organised by Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and others, to protest about the bypass. Incls. comments from two of the "personalities" amongst the protesters - Maggie Philbin and Johnny Morris. Also comment from Newbury's MP, David Rendel, who is in favour of the bypass. Reporter: Margaret Gilmore. From R4 1800 Hrs News.

PRE:Morris: (Bypass is) absolutely stupid; alternative routes. Philbin: (This is) a cheap old-fashioned destructive answer and will not solve Newbury's problems. Juniper: this is largest roads rally that has taken place in this country; it demonstrates country's growing disquiet with government roadbuilding policy. Rendel: benefits of the bypass much larger than damage it will cause. OTN:T0170207

Broadcast history

11 Feb 1996 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Margaret Gilmore (Speaker)

Maggie Philbin (Speaker)

Johnny Morris (Speaker)

David Rendel (Speaker)

Tony Juniper (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 675179