The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, promised Labour’s support to protesters outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool during a visit this afternoon.
The police monitoring network, Netpol, has launched an initiative to fund legal advice for anti-fracking groups facing civil action.
The latest findings from the government survey of attitudes to fracking in the UK puts support at its lowest level since the question was first asked.
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The latest findings from the government’s quarterly survey of attitudes to fracking shows levels of support continue to lag behind opposition but the gap appears to be closing.
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A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.