Who should decide on fracking came under the spotlight on BBC Question Time from Blackpool last night.
INEOS has accused Derbyshire councillors of a “confused” decision based on politics not science after they opposed the company’s plans for a shale gas well.
Fourth gas plan opposed in a fortnight as Derbyshire councillors vote against INEOS shale scheme at Marsh Lane
Opponents of INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in a Derbyshire village stood in applause as councillors voted against the scheme this evening.
Fylde Borough councillors voted unanimously yesterday against Cuadrilla’s updated transport plans for its Roseacre Wood fracking site near Blackpool.
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
Two women chained themselves to railings outside a Conservative Party building in Pickering this morning in protest at Third Energy’s plans to frack in the area.
Two-thirds of people surveyed in Lancashire opposed fracking within five miles of their home, according to a new poll published today.
The Conservatives lost Kensington to Labour by 20 votes in the past hour in the final seat to be declared following yesterday’s general election.
DrillOrDrop is reporting live throughout the night as the general election results come in, looking closely at constituencies with onshore oil and gas sites or exploration plans. Keep checking here for updates on the results.
A former Conservative parliamentary candidate and leading establishment figure has condemned the Tory manifesto pledges in support of fracking.