Fracking in the UK

Currently England is in the only country in the UK where fracking is supported. Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland have moratoria on fracking – with Scotland set to ban it.

The map below shows all the areas in Britain where licences for fracking have been granted and areas that are under consideration.

64% of England is currently under consideration for fracking. 4 of the Big Six UK energy suppliers are supporting fracking. So many people are unknowingly supporting fracking through their energy bills.


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