MP: Blackpool Tower won't collapse if fracking goes ahead

The Tory MP Michael Fabricant has made light of fears surrounding fracking in the UK following today's announcement to allow the controversial practice go ahead:

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Fracking to resume off Lancashire coast. Will Blackpool Tower fall into a chasm? Will 1000 kiss-me-quick hat sellers disappear?I think not.

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UK fracking allowed to resume

The government says fracking for shale gas can resume in the UK, with new controls to address the risk of small earth tremors.