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Take the advice of Greg Clark, ex-Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government

Greg Clark

"Those who are prepared to organise to be more effective and more efficient should be able to reap substantially the rewards of that boldness ...

Take power now. Don’t let yourself, any longer, be ruled by someone else"

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Fracking Employment

From the Financial Times 16 October 2013

AMEC forecast just 15,900 to 24,300 nationwide - direct & indirect

Jobs would typically be short term, at between four and nine years

Only 17% of jobs so far have gone to local people


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It's all on this website (but only on this one post ) featuring the Reverend Mike Roberts.

(Oops - there's more! )

Here though is our favourite Reverend Roberts quote of all time - published in the Lancashire Evening Post on 5th August 2015

"If you dare oppose fracking you will get nastiness and harassment whether on social media, or face-to-face"

Yes you!
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Refracktion quoted in the Southport / Ormskirk Champion

It’s good to see that Refracktion are already being listened to in the news!

Mixed reaction to Cuadrilla fracking survey results
by David Simister


MORE residents support controversial ‘fracking’ operations being carried out near Banks than oppose it – according to a survey commissioned by the firm carrying them out.

Cuadrilla said that the results of a survey it had commissioned BritainThinks to carry out showed twice as many people supported shale gas drilling than opposed it, but the survey has come under fire from anti-fracking groups who have said the study was deliberately weighted and wasn’t a true representation of local feeling.

Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla Resources, said: “There are claims made that Lancastrians are against shale exploration and development, but this research provides a more accurate perspective. We commissioned this survey to increase our understanding of local sentiments about shale gas.

”It’s clear that, while many people support our plans, others either haven’t made up their minds about or want more information. The only way we can earn community trust is through openly discussing all perspectives on shale gas, based on the facts. We will continue our efforts at this kind of engagement.“

The results came after BritainThinks conducted 1,000 telephone interviews with respondents living in Blackpool, Fylde and West Lancashire, the three main council areas in Lancashire where Cuadrilla is currently focusing its operations. According to the results 44% of respondents supported continued shale gas exploration, 23% opposed it, with remaining 33%. undecided. Of those people who expressed an opinion, 65% backed shale gas exploration, while 35% opposed it.

However, anti-fracking groups have hit out at the survey, who criticised it for the 1,000 telephone interviews not being a random sample, due to it being weighted to be more representative of the area’s demographics, and for it not giving more of an opportunity for residents to voice opinions over health and environmental risks.

Fracking opposition group Refracktion said, in a statement, said: ”Given that the two most important and worrying issues in this whole debate revolve around the adequacy of the regulatory environment and potential health impact, we are astounded that a survey that wants to be taken seriously does not mention either of those two issues anywhere.

“That fact alone probably tells us as much as we need to know about it.”

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