Lord Howell causes #desolate to trend on Twitter


If they expect those of us in the #desolate north east to be insulted and put upon, they’ve got a fight on their hands!


'The North East is beautiful and the best place to live'. Usually tweeted from an Islington bistro by a Labour party pole climber. #desolate


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.