Plans for new Tesco in Huddersfield to be reviewed by Government

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new Tesco superstore in Huddersfield will have to go to a public inquiry.

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new Tesco superstore in Huddersfield will have to go to a public inquiry.

The multi-million pound scheme, backed by Kirklees Council, has now been "called in" by Government minister Eric Pickles.

It means there will have to be an inquiry into the plans and the minister could block the previous planning permission granted by the council.

The Government move follows a campaign by Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman, who was opposed to the scheme on the site of the town's Sports Centre.

Council chiefs are pinning hopes of a new Sports Centre on land at Springwood on the Tesco deal.

Full story in tomorrow's Examiner.

 

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