Lord Bates tries to lighten up the 'desolate' debate


Tory and NE peer Lord Bates says he's sure Lord Howell made a slip of the tongue and meant 'delightful' not 'desolate' in ref to North East!


Desolate NE fine for fracking

Fracking should be carried out in the North East of England where there are "large, desolate areas", says former energy secretary Lord Howell of Guildford.