MSP criticises last-minute court action bid to try to halt community buyout
21 May 2010
Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Peter Peacock has criticised the owner of
the Pairc Estate on Lewis for launching a last-minute court action to try to
stop the community buyout of 20,000 acres of moorland.
Mr Peacock said: "This seems like a typical action of someone completely out of tune with the local community and determined to kill off the initiative and drive of that community.
"The community want, rightly, to take control of their own future and make
that a better future, removing control from a
"I hope the Courts reject his case."
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