Two directors quit UK fracking firm as Tory MPs tell of a rebellion in their ranks re no planning for fracking

Third Energy is / was due to frack in Yorkshire, subject to government checks on its financial health. Meanwhile around 20 Tory MPs plan to vote against fast-tracking planning for fracking, according to reports.

The Guardian reports that “the resignation of Keith Cochrane, the former interim chief executive of outsourcing firm Carillion, and Jitesh Gadhia, a Conservative party peer and Tory donor, was disclosed in company filings this week.”

Further evidence that government is backing the wrong horse in its energy policy.

Image: screenshot of Third Energy website

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