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Engineers' attitude to countryside protection under debate

ICE news

EAST ANGLIAN Association is holding a millennium lunch and debate on 24 March at the Marks Tey Hotel.

The debate will be with environmentalists on the subject: 'This House believes that the civil engineering profession has little or no understanding of enhancing or protecting the countryside.'

Proposer for the motion will be Dr Duncan Hugett, estuary policy manager from the RSPB with support from CPRE.

Local chairman George Steel, engineering general manager at Port of Felixstowe, will oppose, supported by Peter Andrews of the Jackson Group and John Sanders of Essex County Council.

Tickets for the event cost £20 and are available from Eileen Coppick, c/o Environmental Services Directorage, County Hall, Chelmsford CM1 1XW.

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