Party’s opinion on fracking is critical

Dear Sir, — In a few days, householders in the North West will be hit by a hosepipe ban from United Utilities, yet in a few more days United Utilities will start providing a vast amount of water to the Lancashire site of Cuadrilla Resources for fracking. The timing of this seems incredible.
Similarly, large amounts of monies are being spent by the police force to stop lawful protest at this site, which certainly could be used elsewhere.
People could argue that the protest is unlawful; however, Lancashire county council democratically rejected fracking because the vast majority of local people were against it.

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