Environment: May Backs Fracking in Yorkshire

Could this story be any more Tory? Theresa May says that fracking would be safe and financially beneficial to local communities in Yorkshire. She didn't say how it would be safe, waffle about regulatory practices apart, and thinks that chucking money at the local communities will mitigate any problems. We're not daft in Yorkshire, I … Continue reading Environment: May Backs Fracking in Yorkshire

Brexit: Rees-Mogg Suggests Relaxation of Environmental & Safety Standards

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (NE Somerset - Con) has suggested that in a post-Brexit world we could slash our safety standards in order to enter into trade relationships with other countries. This approach shows no respect for the people and highlights the fact that Tories are always going to favour corporations over human beings. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-safety-standards-workers-rights-jacob-rees-mogg-a7459336.html