A Skegness Abattoir which has sparked controversy over its plans to reopen as a halal slaughterhouse, has had an application to run granted.

Premier Halal Ltd which appears to be a Yorkshire based meat wholesalers, had its documents approved on November 16, this approval allows the company to operate as a slaughterhouse for types of animals.

A spokesperson for the Food Standards Agency said: This approval allows the company to operate both as a slaughterhouse and cutting plant, in relation to cattle, calves, sheep and goats."

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