'Legal and environmental folly': Is a backlash already brewing over the government's fracking and deregulation drive?

Cecilia Keating
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Credit: Simon Dawson/Number 10

Plans to lift ban on fracking and curtain legacy EU environmental laws and regulations announced today risk backlash from some of the government's own MPs

The government has managed to anger both green campaigners and its own MPs, after today signalling its willingness to row back on manifesto pledges by lifting the moratorium to fracking and confirming...

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