Councillors vote in favour of King's Lynn waste incinerator

Norfolk councillors have voted in favour of going ahead with a controversial waste incinerator at King's Lynn.

They voted by 40 to 38 to continue with a revised plan despite the withdrawal of a £169 million government grant.

There were cries of shame from the public gallery as the vote was announced. There has been strong local opposition to the plans.

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Councillors approve incinerator

Norfolk councillors have voted in favour of going ahead with a controversial waste incinerator at King's Lynn.