Paddick joins opposition to Beddington incinerator

Paddick: opposes the environmental degradation of Beddington

Brian Paddick, the LibDems’ candidate for London Mayor, has put himself on a collision course with Liberal Democrat-controlled Sutton Council by condemning plans for a waste incinerator in Beddington Lane.

“The last thing we need is an incinerator,” Paddick told Inside Croydon.

Paddick regards himself as a “south London boy”, having lived in Mitcham and then Sutton from the age of 12.

The former senior police officer therefore knows well the area around the proposed site for the waste incinerator at Beddington Lane.

Paddick said that he feels that Beddington’s environmental degradation had gone on too long. A recent visit had left him concerned for residents living in an environment “coated in thick dust”.

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1 Response to Paddick joins opposition to Beddington incinerator

  1. We saw the Greens demonstrating yesterday night at the Town Hall as if they were the only ones concerned about the incinerator.

    I happily joined them and told Shasha Khan that I started fighting incinerators well before he did!

    I lived in Clapham Common when Paddick was Chief Superintendent in Brixton. He was all right. What a shame he did not remain in the police force but went for the limelight.

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