Tory MPs angrily challenge Rees-Mogg’s fracking revival plan

Energy secretary considers bypassing local planning rules as backbenchers voice opposition

Ministers face a furious backlash from Conservative MPs after overturning a manifesto pledge to pause fracking until it is proved safe, and then indicating drilling could be imposed without local support.

Outlining a return to shale gas extraction in England after three years, Jacob Rees-Mogg dismissed worries about earthquakes caused by the practice as “hysteria”, claiming this was often down to a lack of scientific understanding.

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Posted on: 2022-09-29 12:28

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Posted on: 2022-09-26 06:18

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Posted on: 2022-09-26 06:05

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RT @JillBelch: Tory MPs angrily challenge Rees-Mogg’s fracking revival plan - but only bcos it might affect their constituencies & thus the…

Posted on: 2022-09-24 10:49

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Posted on: 2022-09-24 10:46

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Posted on: 2022-09-24 03:57

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