Allerdale Borough Council meeting underway

The Allerdale Borough Council meeting at the Wave Centre in Maryport is now underway.

Councillors from the executive are listening to, and answering questions from, members of the public ahead of their decision.

Legally, they had to hold this meeting, despite knowing that the Cumbria County Council decision means west Cumbria will not look for a site to bury highly radioactive nuclear waste.

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No nuclear waste site for Cumbria

Cumbria County Council have decided that west Cumbria will not host a site for high level nuclear waste.