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Opencast Mining: County Durham

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 154672, tabled on 18 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether any errors were made in the appeal decision on planning permission for the proposed Bradley open-cast coal mine in County Durham.

Answered on

27 June 2018

Planning permission for Bradley open cast coal mine was granted on appeal by an independent Planning Inspector on 3 June 2015 following a public inquiry. No legal challenge to the decision was made and no other representations were received during the statutory challenge period pointing to errors in the decision.