Jenrick u-turns on decision not to call in controversial Cumbrian coal mine

The communities secretary has reversed his position and called in the controversial proposal for a new coal mine at Whitehaven in Cumbria for a public inquiry, claiming that fresh carbon targets have been published since his initial decision not to intervene in the case, while "controversy about the application has increased".

by Michael Donnelly
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick (pic: Getty)
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick (pic: Getty)

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