Tory MP says fracking could cost party the next election and ‘the barnacle must be removed from the boat’

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The Conservative Party could lose the next general election unless it drops its support for fracking, an MP and campaigners from the region have warned. North East Derbyshire MP Lee Rowley, a former oil and gas analyst, said the Government’s … Continue reading

Lancashire Cuadrilla anti-fracking protest: Three men jailed

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Three men have been jailed for causing a public nuisance during protests at a Lancashire fracking site. The men are believed to be the first anti-fracking protesters in the UK to be jailed. Simon Blevins, 26, and Richard Roberts, 36, … Continue reading