Lancashire fracking vote ‘charade’ breaks down

Fear of a costly appeal had driven councillors to narrowly vote in favour of Cuadrilla’s application to frack for shale gas at its Little Plumpton site, but the development control committee eventually decided to defer a new vote until Monday

by Rachel Salvidge
(photograph: Victoria Buchan-Dyer/Flickr)
(photograph: Victoria Buchan-Dyer/Flickr)

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