Tagged: IoD

Fracking report author joins Centrica

Fracking report author joins Centrica

Regular readers may recall that we were not impressed by the claims made by Corin Taylor of the IoD in a Cuadrilla sponsored report on shale gas opportunities. In this report he claimed that fracking would lead to 74,000 jobs being created. We asked him how he got to this...

Dan Byles and the 74,000 jobs joke

Dan Byles and the 74,000 jobs joke

We are very unimpressed with the claims made in the recent IoD report on shale gas that there might be 74,000 jobs created by the government’s dash for gas. We recently tried to raise this with Dan Byles MP who does keep repeating the claim On July 12th we wrote...

74,000 Jobs from fracking. They’re having a laugh!

74,000 Jobs from fracking. They’re having a laugh!

“I read the news today oh boy – 74,000 jobs in Blackpool, Lancashire” OK well not quite. The Institute of Directors published their “big up the shale” report recently and one of the much repeated headlines was based on the claim that shale gas in the UK could create 74,000...

Should we be worried about Mr Egan?

Should we be worried about Mr Egan?

We are starting to get concerned about the welfare of Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla. We have noted before that there seems to be something going around locally which makes people forget things that they said recently and then say something which contradicts it shortly afterwards. Our MP, Mark Menzies,...