30 Nov '17, 11pm

#bbcqt EXPOSED!! The Secret Tory plans that will bye pass fracking opposition in Yorkshire

But just how far they are willing to go to circumvent public opposition to fracking came in a letter Friends of the Earth was sent anonymously last week. The letter was from George Osborne, sent last September, to colleagues in the Cabinet’s Economic Affairs Committee, setting out how he wanted them to prioritise implementing the recommendations of a Cabinet Office report on how to get the shale gas industry going. Of real interest here are the agreed plans between Government and fracking company Cuadrilla if their planning permission for fracking is turned down. Remember that’s exactly what Lancashire’s planners have recommended councillors do when they vote this week. So what will happen if the councillors do refuse planning permission? According to the letter It is agreed that: “if permission turned down… Cuadrilla to respond to concerns and appeal asap”. When that has ...

Full article: https://www.foe.co.uk/blog/revealed-secret-government-ind...

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