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Keep fracking in the north?

Lord Howell of Guildford, George Osborne’s father-in-law has warned that the Conservatives will lose thousands of votes if fracking goes ahead in the Tory heartlands of southern England and the home counties instead of the “derelict” north, where Labour dominates.

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Cuadrilla seek law change to drill under homes

The energy company leading efforts to exploit Britain’s shale gas reserves has threatened to pull out unless the law is changed to allow it to drill under people’s homes without their permission.

The Vale of Glamorgan says no to drilling

See for details of the successful Vale of Glammorgan campaign against drilling.

“Common sense prevailed! The Vale of Glamorgan planning committee unanimously rejected the planning application that we have been campaigning against for 7 months!

We have won the battle, but we haven’t won the war. There is still a lot to do, but this is a fantastic result.

Thanks to everyone who has supported this campaign so far. It’s taken a lot of hard work, but it has certainly paid off for now.

Here are a few reports on last night:

We hope this sets an example to other campaign groups and planning committees. You can stop it at this early stage!