ELECTION HUSTINGS OR HUSTLING ? – Everything is Not Always as it Seems – Especially at Election Time

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promises 2Election Hustings or Hustling 
Read full article by a member of No Fracking Ireland here: Election Hustling,
 ‘Stop the Study’, unraveled, an inside in the role of  GEAI, FG and more…..

Sit down, take your time, GET INFORMED  and read the whole story

Reply from GEAI: Stop the Study Timeline
stop the study timeline pdf

The ‘offical’ statement from DCENR according to GEAI
husting or hustling

Election Hustling  pdf
Reply from GEAI: Stop the Study Timeline

Sources, coverage in the media incl. Comments
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Swansea MP calls on Council of Europe for halt to fracking

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Swansea MP calls on Council of Europe for halt to fracking
http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/MP-halt-fracking/story-25959313-detail/story.html

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: February 02, 2015

Geraint Davies, Labour MP for Swansea West.

Geraint Davies, Labour MP for Swansea West.

Comments (22) SWANSEA MP has put forward a motion for a moratorium on fracking across Europe.

Geraint Davies, Labour MP for Swansea West, has called on the Council of Europe to back the move.

Mr Davies said he had grave concerns over the environmental impact of fracking.

He said: “I ask the Council of Europe to support my motion for a moratorium on fracking across Europe.

“The world stands on the brink of environmental catastrophe: if just one fifth of the available fossil fuels is burnt, global temperatures will grow beyond the two degrees tipping point that could send the world into irreversible climate change, with storms, floods, tidal waves, major disruption to our future food and water supplies, forced migration and conflict as growing populations are displaced and compete for scarce resources.

“Yet the dash for shale gas continues, egged on by a hunger from austerity provoked by a financial crisis caused by the irresponsibility of unregulated bankers.

“As fracking pours energy into the faltering world economy, oil prices will plummet, emissions will grow and green energy will become less economical to develop.”

He added: “In the United States, President Bush’s exclusion of fracking from the clean air and water regulations allowed the industry to power forward without counting the environmental costs, which might turn out to be astronomical.”

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TAKE ACTION – Unite’s Executive Council agrees Labour donation 29 January 2015

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TAKE ACTION!

Email the Unite Executive Council at executive.council@unitetheunion.org querying why it agreed a £1.5 million donation to the UK Labour Party following the party’s abstention at Monday’s vote on a fracking moratorium.

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GMB and Unite unions helped save fracking from ban

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COMMENT:
It is interesting to see that the Labour U-Turn was due to heavy pressure from both the GMB and UNITE Unions, both of whom WANT fracking.

Please consider examining your Union affiliations and perhaps taking this up with the two said Unions as a matter of urgency. This pressure led to a climb-down on the moratorium from Labour.
http://www.cityam.com/208130/unions-helped-save-fracking-ban
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GMB and Unite unions helped save fracking from ban
http://www.cityam.com/208130/unions-helped-save-fracking-ban

Fracking plans have been hit by local opposition in areas such as Balcombe in Sussex

Two of Britain’s largest trade unions helped save the fracking industry from a ban on its activities that could have lasted for over two years.

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Labour’s conditions on fracking – Infrastructure Bill

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Labour’s conditions on fracking – Infrastructure Bill
http://drillordrop.com/labours-conditions-on-fracking-infrastructure-bill/

Labour’s New Clause 19 to the Infrastructure Bill was adopted by the Government on Monday 26th January 2015 during the Report Stage debate and incorporated nto the bill

Hydraulic fracturing: necessary conditions

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