Quoted in The Scotsman on Tuesday 3rd July, Cameron said:
"[This windfarm proposal] could set a precedent and result in the finest part of Britain being spoiled and could harm tourism in the area"
The John Muir Trust representative on the board of the Assynt Foundation has withdrawn for a year while the proposal is being considered, thus giving the Trust the ability to speak freely on the subject.
The local community is divided on the development, with some sighting projected employment and income from power generation as being a means to revitalise the area, however others feel that the previously unspoilt scenery would be ruined by the erection of between one and six wind turbines.
The fate of the development is to be decided by a secret ballot.
The Wilderness Foundation UK continues to highlight the urgent need to reassess the development of onshore windfarms as a renewable source of energy.
We will bring you further news on this development as it happens.