MPs warn ministers to improve fracking regulation

Infrastructure Bill gets 2nd reading

A typical Stupid comment from Peter Lilley (Conservative, Hitchin and Harpenden)

” Why on earth is it a sin to drill a hole a mile from where we live and separated from us by a mile of rock, when we do not prevent people from walking through woods as long as they cause no damage? I think we can dismiss the trespass argument. Of course, if there is damage on the surface from such activities, it is right and proper that people are compensated for that disturbance.”

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