UK opposition party leader speaks out against fracking

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 02 November 2015

As the UK government attempts to fast-track fracking developments, opponents of the oil and gas extraction process are speaking out against it including UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Meanwhile, Western Australia is also experiencing anti-fracking protests as a parliamentary enquiry into the process is completed.

UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out in support of anti-hydraulic fracturing (fracking) protestors at the North West Labour conference in Blackpool.

Corbyn, who was recently elected as the leader of the UK’s opposition party, said at the rally that he was against shale gas extraction in principle...

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