Green MP Caroline Lucas cleared over fracking protests

UK's only Green Party MP has been found not guilty of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence during high-profile anti-fracking protests. Caroline Lucas was arrested outside an exploratory oil drilling site in West Sussex last August.

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Lucas vows to continue fight against fracking

Green MP Caroline Lucas has promised to continue her fight to end fracking after being found not guilty of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence.

"We will continue to campaign to end fracking and only celebrate when our world is on the path to a clean energy future," Ms Lucas said outside court.

She was arrested outside energy company Cuadrilla's exploratory oil drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex, in August last year.

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