Crossrail bill doesn't give enough protection says Open Spaces Society

The Crossrail bill does not give enough protection to paths and open spaces, according to the Open Spaces Society. The group has petitioned against the government's bill, which has had its second reading in the Commons and is due to be considered by a select committee. The group is also concerned that the rail link's construction may overlap with preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games and cause a major temporary loss of footpaths in east London.

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