There is no need for fracking, anywhere in my country. There is no national interest case. It cannot happen by consent.
Encouraging discussion and movement to offer an alternative to Lancashire over Fracking.
Inspiration has been taken from RepowerBalcombe.
Environmental groups furious as chancellor sets 30% rate for shale gas producers in bid to enhance UK energy security
Will this spark off the demise of renewables?
What will this government do next to ensure we are fracked to death!! (see the post on the new tax breaks for Fracking)
The map below shows the areas of the UK currently licensed and under consideration for licensing. Enter your postcode and see if your neighbourhood is at risk from fracking.
Because these kinds of policies appear in no one’s manifesto, and no one would seek to defend them in public, they are a classic indicator of political corruption. By this I mean operating on behalf of unrevealed and particular interests, rather than on behalf of either the constituencies that elected you or of the nation as a whole.
“Contact Ministers have a crucial role in strengthening the relationship between Government and companies. Contact Ministers will represent the whole of Government in interactions with these companies, make sure information is shared effectively across departments and ensure that relationships encourage increased investment and exports.”