Labour government would ban fracking in UK

Barry Gardiner strengthens party’s opposition to fracking as industry and campaigners await key decision by ministers on Lancashire applications

Anti-fracking demonstrators gather on the opening day of the public enquiry into Lancashire county council’s decision to refuse permission for fracking at two sites
The government is soon to decide whether to accept Cuadrilla’s appeal against Lancashire county council’s decision to turn down an application for two fracking sites.
Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters via the Guardian

Speaking at the Labour conference in Liverpool, shadow energy and climate secretary Barry Gardiner is to announce the party will be going further than its previous policy of a moratorium until environment conditions are met.



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