Cllr Paul Follows is quite right to be upset that only 18 members of Waverley Borough Council completed a survey on whether councillors believe that the borough’s social housing tenants felt stigmatised. A survey which was prompted by the crass remarks made by Wonersh councillor Michael – GoodRiddance – that no such problem existed.
What excuse did the other 39 councillors give for not responding – we wonder?
We ask Councillor Goodridge – how would you know about council tenants’ concerns?
Has he ever rocked up on the doorsteps of the one hundred social/council housing tenants of Wonersh?
No – he is far more conversant with the residents of Wonersh Park and one particular resident’s concerns that a “duck island” in the lake has spoiled his view! We have trawled through the Wonersh Design Statement and can find no mention of council homes! Here’s what it says: