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This is the tenth and final page of the Welsh version of the leaflet, published in 1940s. This page continues the four legal points concerning the purchase of the land and planning permission and concludes that no interim permit should be granted to Mr Butlin for his holiday camp.
The Defence Committee was formed in April 1944 in response to the sale by the government of "a tract of Welsh coast to an exploiting Company" without any consultation with the local community. Originally sold to the Admiralty for a Training Camp in 1941, the land at Penychain was proposed to be sold onto Butlin to become one of his holiday camps. The Committee wanted the site to be used for the "best and highest interests of the locality, the county and of Wales with regard to natural beauty, culture and the Christian religion".
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