We cannot afford to miss out on fracking

My message to the country is clear – we cannot afford to miss out on fracking. For centuries, Britain has led the way in technological endeavour: an industrial revolution ahead of its time, many of the most vital scientific discoveries known to mankind, and a spirit of enterprise and innovation that has served us well down the decades. Fracking is part of this tradition, so let’s seize it.

– Prime Minister David Cameron, writing in the Daily Telegraph

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PM: Fracking benefits 'clear'

David Cameron has said "we cannot afford to miss out on fracking"as he sets out his argument in favour of the controversial method of extracting gas in the Daily Telegraph.