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Campaigners meet with West Norfolk MP for 'peaceful protest' against silica sand proposals

Campaigners met with South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss last week to highlight the opportunity for residents to have their say on silica sand proposals.

Around 70 members of Campaigners Against Two Silica Sites (CATSS) held a peaceful protest against Norfolk County Council’s proposals to include Shouldham Warren as an Area of Search in their Minerals and Waste Local Plan at the warren on Friday.

Following the meeting, Ms Truss said she will contact the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to “question the need for silica sites in the country” and will also re-iterate her concerns with Norfolk County Council.

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