Fracking should be carried out in the North East of England where there are large, desolate areas, a former energy secretary said today.
Lord Howell of Guildford, who is the father-in-law of Chancellor George Osborne, drew gasps of astonishment from the House of Lords for suggesting the controversial form of gas production could take place in the North East without any impact on the surrounding environment.
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