Call for investigation into judge who jailed Sheffield man over fracking protest


An MP has called for an investigation into whether the judge who jailed three anti-fracking protesters last month –including a man from Sheffield – followed an official code of conduct. Gordon Marsden, Blackpool South MP, has asked three parliamentary questions about the judge who sentenced University … 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