31 May '15, 11am

#London

#London

Even a small earthquake in densely-inhabited London could give rise to considerable property damage, for example from broken porcelain and glassware, slipped tiles, falling chimney pots and cracks in masonry and plaster. Since the Conservatives won a majority in the general election just over three weeks ago, there has been an increase in the number of planning applications submitted relating to hydraulic fracturing. This observation comes after a marked rise in the share price of many fracking companies since fracking-friendly Amber Rudd was selected as secretary of state for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. And while fracking did not get a direct mention in the Queen's speech on Wednesday, it was noted that "measures will be introduced to increase energy security and to control immigration." This is because the existing Infrastructure Act, enacted under the T...

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