The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, told anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Westminster that the Labour Party stood in solidarity with them. And he predicted opposition to fracking would be a key issue at the next election.
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, supported campaigners taking peaceful direct action at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
Campaigners against Cuadrilla’s exploration for oil at Balcombe came to Lewes for the first grassroots screening in the UK of the anti-fracking film Gasland 2. The event, also attended by the film’s director Josh Fox and producer Deborah Wallace, packed Lewes Town Hall last night (22/10/13). On-shore oil […]
The fracking industry was warned today (September 19 2013) it could not afford a rogue operator or a single accident. The pro-fracking MP, Dan Byles, told the European Shale Gas and Oil Summit in London: “This is still a sensitive enough industry that an accident could shut everyone […]