The previous government's plans Udrejsecenter Lindholm has now officially been dropped by Aliens, integration, Mattias Tesfaye.
the Announcement of the centre did not fall in good soil with several of the neighbors to udrejsecenteret, and is of political opponents have been criticised for being an expensive symbolpolitisk proposal. To such a degree, that in spring was a Radical Liberal political leader, Morten Østergaard, to swim from Lindholm to Kalvehave Harbour.
Neighbors of the controversial island-the project has a difficult to hide their excitement over the news.
Jørgen was in place, when the former minister Inger Støjberg was over Lindholm. Photo: Per Rasmussen.
Jørgen Christian Lei has lived in Kalvehave for more than 40 years, and he has from the beginning been an opponent of the project.
- Now we must do something good with the island. We have protested much, and therefore undertake it also.
For even if the government abandons the project, it is not enough to create calm around the island's future.
- We can't know about, a new political majority have to pull the plans from the drawer again. A new government will be able to see that here is an island that is not being used for anything, therefore we need to find something it can be used for.
the Centre to house persons on tolerated stay, and criminal asylum seekers. It remains to be seen what the next government will have as an alternative to Lindholm.
the Association Kalvehave Work is recently founded by the people behind the protest movement against the Udrejsecenter Lindholm, they are working right now on projects that are possible to what the island could be used for in the future.
- I'm dreaming though, that we could use the island to grow wild. There is a part of bird life on the island, and it would be great if we could use some of the premises to create a nature center which can be knowledge centre for nature, says a board member of the association Henrik Dahl.
Henrik Dahl is not surprisingly pleased with the government's decision and look forward to coming on.
- It was a stillborn project from the start. The speculation has created a lot of insecurity in the city. It would be like to get rid 80.000 criminals free in the Copenhagen Harbour at a time. It is something nonsense, that we ever came so far.
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