The Sunday Telegraph reported that the Government plans take away the right of local council to decide on future shale gas production in their area.
Wasn’t this an attack on local democracy and devolution? Absolutely.
Charity Friends of the Earth, which leaked the letter show that the Tories plans to haveindustrial-scale shale gas fracking production in Britain “within 10 years”.
The letter to George Osborne said that Tory ministers want to take away the right to decide on fracking wells away from local councils.
PRIME MINISTER WHO EARLIER PROMISED “DEEP CONSULTATION” ON FRACKING NOW WON’T BOTHER