📊📊 HEALTH AND IMPACT SURVEY REPORT 📊📊
I have today published my report into the impact of Walley's Quarry on the lives of local residents. This is based on the responses of over 1,400 people who completed my survey: thank you to everyone who has responded.
The findings make shocking reading, with 64% of respondents reporting a significant or severe impact on their mental health. This rose to 73% amongst those living in the closest proximity to the site.
Similarly, 60% of respondents reported a significant or severe impact on their sleep, and 52% said the same about their physical health. Again, these figures were higher for those living closest.
I will be sending copies of the report to the Environment Agency, Public Health England, both the Borough and County Council, the Secretaries of State for Defra & Health, and also to Red Industries.