Averies fire issues add to Scottish debate

Averies fire  issues  add to Scottish  debate

This week we had some news about the Averies site. The Environment Agency is going to remove the licences that allowed the company to operate. I welcome the support we have received from the town’s MPs – Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson – in lobbying this national agency to exercise its regulatory authority. My hope now is that the company’s owner behaves in a responsible fashion and accepts the costs of cleaning up the site as readily as the company made profits from its operations there.

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