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GP's setback over phone mast

Dr Christine Carr is considering an appeal after she lost a High Court battle to have a mobile phone mast near her home removed.

Dr Carr, whose eldest daughter has migraines, argued the mast posed a health risk to her family.

But despite saying he had sympathy with her case, the judge ruled it was 'unarguable' as Leeds city council had lodged a notice to remove the mast with T-Mobile UK one day after a statutory

56-day deadline.

'If they do that there is not a thing you can do about it. The mast went up because of a loophole in legislation,' said Dr Carr, a GP in Leeds.

'The point is we don't know [about the health risks] but if we don't know we need to be careful.'

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