Two Conservative MPs from shale gas areas have called for an upper limit on the number of fracking sites in exploration licence blocks.

Speaking at a meeting at Westminster, Mark Menzies (pictured left) and Kevin Hollinrake pressed fracking companies to estimate how many sites they would need in a 10km square.

They were taking evidence at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on shale gas regulation and planning.

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