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Fracking? No No NO!

by Leon Duveen on 10 May, 2017

I don’t know if the Liberal Democrat commitment to stop Fracking, passed at our Spring Conference last year, will make it into our manifesto (although I hope & believe it will), but as it is a very live issue here in Bassetlaw, can I make clear, as I did in 2015, my total opposition to […]

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On Saturday 12th March, the Liberal Democrats overwhelmingly voted for a ban on Fracking in England & Wales in a debate at their Spring Conference in York. During in the debate, I was able to give a short speech.   Among other thing I  said that “the reason I am opposed to fracking, and so […]

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At our Regional Conference yesterday held in Gainsborough, I proposed a motion (see Composite motion on fracking as amended) that called “the granting of further licenses to halted and existing licenses to be suspended, at least until these techniques can be show to be safe.”  The motion combined separate motions fro me & from Barry […]

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Fracking in Bassetlaw

by Leon Duveen on 13 January, 2014

Press Release Fracking in Bassetlaw Today’s visit to Bassetlaw by David Cameron[i] was an excuse for the Prime Minister to announce the latest attempt to force local councils into accepting the extraction of gas from shale by hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. Bassetlaw & Sherwood Liberal Democrats oppose any fracking in our area.  This […]

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