After reading a letter from Councillor Rabi Martins in last week’s Letters to the Editor page (Chicken coop homes, July 26) when Cllr Martins crows about his dislike of chicken coop homes I find his letter having a whiff of hypocrisy about it.

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Cllr Martins needs to do less crowing regarding chicken coop homes and to start scratching for information about the homes and he will find out it was his own Liberal Democrat party when in government between 2010 and 2015 that introduced the general permitted development order (GDPO 15) that allowed chicken coop homes to be developed.

Ernie Mackenzie

Gammons Lane, Watford