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05/09/2019

Are national parks fit for purpose?

Words: Matt Moody

Seventy years since the act that brought them into being, some question whether the UK’s national parks are living up to their founding principles. Matt Moody asks: Are national parks fit for purpose?

In May 1945, as victory in Europe came into view and Britons turned their thoughts to what would follow, a report presented to Parliament by the civil servant John Dower concluded: “There can be few national purposes which, at so modest a cost, offer so large a prospect of health-giving happiness for the people.” The subject of Dower’s report was not the NHS, but national parks. The National........
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