Communities Secretary will wait for incinerator decision

Gloucestershire councillors are discussing plans for a large waste incinerator on the edge of Gloucester Credit: ITV News West Country

A letter has been read out at the meeting from Communities secretary Eric Pickles' office, saying that he will not decide to scrutinise the incinerator plans - or "call them in" until after a decision has been made by the council's planning department.

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Gloucester incinerator decision

Councillors have unanimously rejected plans for a hugely controversial waste incinerator near Gloucester.