Lancashire Police has disclosed that 220 allegations of misconduct were made against its officers at anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but only 15 were upheld.
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An engineer who has called for stricter regulation of fracking was subjected to a public campaign to discredit him, a disciplinary investigation by his professional body has noted.
19 events this week about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including Barton Moss police misconduct hearing, scheduled start of Upton camp eviction court case, industry conference, meet the regulator event, film screenings and planning and information meetings.
The anti-fracking campaigner and journalist, Paul Mobbs, was arrested yesterday under the highways section of the Terrorism Act for blocking the entrance to Downing Street.