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Question: Does GGG want to build on green fields outside the green belt?

Answer: NO.

Martin Giles of The Guildford Dragon NEWS has invited each of the parliamentary candidates for the Guildford constituency to take part in a short, ten question interview. Each response was limited to 100 words.

He has marked each response out of three for the directness and quality of the response as he sees it. See if you agree. Marks have not been subtracted if a candidate appears to have diverged from his/her partypolicy but this may be mentioned.


Guildford Dragon Interviews

“When I arrived in the job in the 1980s, the big banks were in control of London,” he says. “But now it’s the big house-builders. We’ve gone from being ruled by Barclay’s bank to being controlled by Berkeley homes.”Left unchecked, the banks went off the rails in spectacular fashion, as they sprayed money into the great mortgage mirage. And now property developers have been allowed to follow suit. Fuelled by the dazzling wealth of investors from Russia, China and the Middle East, who they turned to when the banks stopped lending, their steroidal schemes are causing irreparable harm to our cities. Authorities are allowing planning policies to be continually flouted, affordable housing quotas to be waived, height limits breached, the interests of residents endlessly trampled. 

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 22:56

BBC Surrey & Sussex

Susan Parker, leader of GGG is a bit of a star at the BBC Question Time event, which will be aired on 24th April at 9.00am on Radio Surrey & Sussex. 


Saturday, 11 April 2015 11:28

Quote of the Week

'The word on the street is about potential oversupply. Talk about famine or feast' - Quote of the week - by Richard Aldous Savills New Homes 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales said there was a “lack of clarity” over the role of local enterprise partnerships, which have been created to help to devolve power and funding away from Whitehall and towards the regions.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 14:33

Will it be a clean sweep?

Guildford needs a new broom, Vote for Guildford Greenbelt Group on May 7th for a CLEANER GREENER Guildford



At the recent Merrow Residents Association AGM Conservative Councillor Graham Ellwood misjudged the mood of Guildford borough completely when he asserted that we should build on Wisley's Greenbelt land at Three Farms Meadows.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 23:10

Premature Capitulation of Greenbelt


We don’t need to overflow to new towns on greenfield sites until we have made the most of brownfield

June Spencer OBE – the actress who plays Peggy Woolley (previously Peggy Archer) in BBC Radio 4’s “The Archers” has agreed to be Patron of GGG’s campaign group.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 19:56

Karen Stevens to stand for GGG in Onslow

Karen Stevens – best known for leading the Save Hog’s Back campaign – is standing as a GGG candidate in Onslow ward.

Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

Leader of GGG at UniS hustings

Susan Parker, leader of new political party GGG participated in the UniS hustings for local elections. There was lively debate among the participants with the student body showing interest and a good grasp of the issues. 

Susan Parker, Chair of GGG, will be standing for Parliament in the General Election.  The problems within the planning system are national, not just local.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 00:00

GGG responds to borough CIL proposals

GGG lifts the lid on what the Community Infrastructure Levy proposals by Guildford Borough Council might mean to residents, showing predetermination and an effort by the council to force new housing out of the town onto precious green fields while make the town centre a congested and polluted commercial, industrial and retail hub.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Independent Political Party Status

Guildford Greenbelt Group [GGG] approved as an independent political party

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2017 Guildford Local Plan

Guildford’s NEW local Plan has just opened for consultation. PLEASE RESPOND before 24th July 2017.  GGG has published its responses to Local Plan Policies here 

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