tycoon tells critic: ‘I know site far better than you’

Trump and Ford clash on day one of inquiry

By Emma Christie

Published: 11/06/2008

US tycoon Donald Trump yesterday clashed with the outspoken councillor who almost sank his £1billion plans for a golf resort.

It came at the end of a four-hour grilling on day one of the long-awaited local public inquiry when Martin Ford accused him of showing “little understanding” of certain details of his application.

And Mr Trump responded by saying: “No one has ever told me I don’t know how to buy property before.”

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