2 November, 2022
West Cumbria Mining was notified by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, on 10th August 2022, that further time was required for Planning Ministers to consider the Planning Inspector’s report and that a decision would be issued on or before the 8th November 2022.
West Cumbria Mining was subsequently advised on 1st November 2022 that Planning Ministers require further time to consider this case. Therefore, the Secretary of State will now issue the decision on or before 8th December 2022.
The company will issue a statement once the decision has been received.