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From The Socialist newspaper, 24 February 2016

Wakefield: no fracking, no cuts

Wakefield and Pontefract Socialist Party members teamed up with Frack Free Wakefield District to lobby Wakefield district councillors before a full council meeting. The council was scheduled to debate housing and fracking.

The result was that the council voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion, which we have been calling for, to oppose fracking and call on central government to withdraw licences issued for the Wakefield district.

We also took the opportunity to lobby councillors on setting a 'no cuts' budget prior to their budget meeting next month.

John Sibbald

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