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Tory MP seeks local referendum waste facility Bill

A Conservative Party MP has called for Parliament to bring in a Bill to require planning authorities to conduct a local referendum before considering planning permission for large-scale waste disposal facilities which involve the disposal of waste from more than one county area.Speaking at a House of Commons debate on waste recovery and disposal facilities (6 April), Nadine Dorries, MP for Mid Bedfordshire, said such a Bill would ensure that planning authorities ...