Breaking news over the weekend in the Sunday papers – the UK’s going to let ordinary citizens in fracking areas reap a share of the proceeds.
It happens in the US, where there’s been a massive energy and economic revival thanks to shale. Why shouldn’t it happen here? Families could be in line for tens of thousands of pounds.
There’s potentially hundreds of trillions of cubic feet of gas, and hundreds of billions of barrels of oil, sitting right under the UK. The country desperately needs an energy bonanza and to stand on her own two feet economically. Mark my word, a country without energy security will eventually be another’s slave.