Clearly, the Council is in a quandary.
They know they are deeply in the wrong so called in the head of the £450,000 PR Team, 'Fizzy Fitzpatrick'.
'Fizzy' quickly grasped the situation....
In a burst of genius, our PR guru said, "Tell 'em we will respond before Referendum Day, but put it out on the 23rd: in that way it will get lost"
Dutifully, Jo Hammond replied to the Friends, as below!
I would like to acknowledge receipt of you email below addressed to James Preece, this is being dealt with as a complaint and we will respond to the points you have raised by 23rd June, if not before.
Neighbourhood Planning Team Leader