Report of the Superintendent of the Commons.
The Committee received a report of the Director of Open Spaces which provided a general update on issues across the nine sites within ‘The Commons’ division.
The Committee stated that it was deeply regrettable that there was deeply detrimental, and in certain instances irreversible, damage caused by the dramatically increased visitor numbers to the Commons sites. Responding to a query from the Deputy Chairman the Director of Open Spaces confirmed that measures to mitigate the effect of increased visitor numbers to the Commons sites would be considered. The Committee commented that the Government be informed, via all appropriate channels, of the effect the increased visitors were having on the Commons sites.
RESOLVED- That the report be noted.