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Fracking: Jacob Rees-Mogg faces Tory anger over plan to buy local support

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Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg refuses to say how local people will be consulted. Tory MP Mark Fletcher says it appears communities will be "bought off" to allow fracking under the government's plans. Labour's shadow climate change secretary Ed Miliband describes fracking as a "dangerous fantasy"
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Fracking: Jacob Rees-Mogg faces Tory anger over plan to buy local support

Jacob-Rees Mogg faces a backlash from MPs in areas of England where fracking could cause disruption.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Jacob Rees-Mogg facing backlash from Tory MPs over decision to lift ban on fracking – UK politics live

Latest updates: some Tory MPs furious about fracking announcement after business secretary says it is ‘common sense’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Tory MPs' backing for fracking 'if supported locally'

TORY MPS in the region are backing fracking but only if it has local support.

2 months ago·York, United Kingdom
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Ed Miliband tearing Jacob Rees-Mogg a new one over fracking is a fabulous watch

Newly-appointed business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has lifted the ban on fracking in the UK despite no scientific evidence suggesting it is any safer than we previously thought it was. Rees-Mogg claimed current limits on seismic activity were ‘too low’ and said tremors in Britain’s countryside should be tolerated in the ‘national interest’. "The seismic limits […]

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Ed Miliband rips into Jacob Rees-Mogg over fracking and it's pretty satisfying

Ed Miliband rips into Jacob Rees-Mogg over fracking and it's pretty satisfying

2 months ago
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‘Poker face lets me down’ jokes Lancaster MP after Jacob Rees Mogg gives ‘unhinged response’ in Parliament fracking row

Eyebrows were raised in the House of Commons today when Lancaster MP Cat Smith tackled the new business secretary Jacob Rees Mogg over fracking.

2 months ago·Lancaster, United Kingdom
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