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Park Street rail freight: MP Anne Main supports legal action
St Albans’ MP has shown her support for the district council’s decision to take legal action against the secretary of state’s decision on the Park Street rail freight terminal.
On Friday afternoon the council announced that it has launched a judicial review into Eric Pickles’ decision not to conjoin it with a similar application in Colnbrook in Slough.
Anne Main said: "I am fully supportive of the council’s move to apply for a judicial review into the secretary of state’s decision not to conjoin the Radlett and Colnbrook inquiries.
"I am still shocked by the secretary of state’s decision not to conjoin these inquiries as are the residents of St Albans.
"A conjoined inquiry is necessary to give my constituents the explanation they deserve for any decision.
"I believe that a renewed conjoined inquiry will allow us to raise many issues that have never been addressed, such as a proper alternative sites assessment, and I pay tribute to the council for their firm stance."