UK Councillors Want Casino Referendum - Thursday 4th of May 2006

BLACKPOOL, UK – As reported by the Blackpool Today News: "Coun Jon Bamborough said a referendum was needed as the resort would undergo its biggest change in more than 100 years if ministers backed Blackpool's regeneration dream.

"The Blackpool, Cleveleys and Fleetwood Liberal Democrats branch feels the public has not had enough say on the plans and has called for a postal ballot to determine the council's policy.

"…Local Lib Dems would like to see a series of public meetings with both the for and against camps being given a chance to air their views before full postal voting

"But Coun Eddie Collett, deputy leader of Blackpool Council, said people had had ample opportunity to make their opposition to the casino bid known…"

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