Councillor Barry Goldbart announces resignation in protest over Navitus Bay wind farm
13 March 2015
A BOURNEMOUTH Conservative councillor has announced his resignation over the planned Navitus Bay wind farm.
Cllr Barry Goldbart, a former cabinet member and ex-Mayor of Bournemouth, has sent an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron saying he is leaving the party he has supported all his adult life.
Instead, he intends to stand as an Independent councillor in May, campaigning on an anti-wind farm ticket.
And he has urged other wind farm opponents, including Bournemouth MPs Tobias Ellwood and Conor Burns and other Conservative councillors, to do the same.
His letter to the Prime Minister states: “The… proposed huge industrial site of hundreds of giant sized wind turbines off our beautiful Bournemouth coast, in full view of…
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