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Government isn't interfering with glamping market, says Boot

DEFA Minister says decision based on 'consumption trends'

The environment minister says government's plans for glamping pods at South Barrule don't mean it's interfering in a private market.

Proposals have been submitted to build a visitor centre, catering and toilet facilities, to develop the area as a 'destination for outdoor enthusiasts'.

Critics say it's unfair, as there are similar existing businesses in places like Glen Helen and Union Mills.

But Geoffrey Boot says it's just a response to consumption trends:

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