Just when you thought it was ignoring democracy, the National Trust has launched a review of itself and has invited its 4 million members to comment on how it can deliver its core purpose…..
“The working party is focusing particularly on the role of the Council – the body of 52 people which appoints the Board of Trustees, holds it to account and generally ensures the National Trust stays true to its core purpose. All our members will be invited to share their views on the review – do take the opportunity to have your say.“
So if you’re a Trust member you have a great chance to make a difference. Why not write to them – email@example.com saying you wish them to drop their support for a short tunnel at Stonehenge because supporting massive new damage within the World Heritage Site is completely at odds with their core purpose of preserving special places …
Dan Snow has put it more succinctly….
@NationalTrust has given members a vote on the Stonehenge tunnel. Please help to #SaveStonehenge: https://heritageaction.wordpress.com/2015/03/16/national-trust-to-allow-its-members-a-say-about-the-short-tunnel/ …