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Give Britons the right to plant to green up public spaces, Gove adviser says

A right to plant and grow trees and other greenery in public spaces should be given to people across Britain, an adviser to Michael Gove has said. Nicholas Boys Smith, who heads the Office for Place in Gove’s Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), also chairs the thinktank Create Streets, which has released a report calling for more greening of cities.

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  • walter lungayi

    36 w

    It's a great idea to give Britons the right to plant and grow trees and greenery in public spaces. This will not only enhance the beauty of cities but also contribute to a healthier environment.

    • zelda ninga

      37 w

      Planting of trees and other things to regreen shouldn't be something that is restricted.

      • johnte ndeto

        38 w

        Planting trees should not be limited by laws

        • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

          38 w

          Empowering citizens to plant and nurture greenery in public spaces is a fantastic step towards combatting climate change and enhancing urban environments. It not only contributes to the fight against environmental degradation but also fosters a sense of community ownership and responsibility. Initiatives like this align with the broader goal of creating greener, more sustainable cities, which are essential in mitigating the impacts of climate change and improving overall quality of life.

          • Elizabeth Gathigia

            38 w

            It's a great idea to make our planet more greener

            • Princess

              38 w

              Empowering Britons to plant green fosters community, sustainability, and urban beauty.

              • Ann Nyambura

                38 w

                Granting Britons the right to plant and cultivate greenery in public spaces is a visionary idea with far-reaching benefits for communities and the environment.

                • Joseph Githinji

                  38 w

                  This is a great call, greening our cities should be prioritised.

                  • Grace Njeri

                    38 w

                    @joseph_githinji And the majority will benefit.


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