Fracking: Lancashire

Home Office written question – answered on 9th October 2017.

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Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many protesters arrested at the shale gas exploration site off the A583 Preston New Road during 2017 were (a) permanently resident in Lancashire, (b) resident at a protester camp and (c) permanently resident outside of Lancashire.

Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost to Lancashire Police has been for operations in relation to the activities of protesters at the shale gas exploration site off the A583 Preston New Road in 2017.

Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of those arrested as part of the policing operation around the shale gas exploration site off the A583 Preston New Road since 1 January 2017 are permanently resident in Lancashire.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not hold centrally information on the number of arrests made at the shale gas exploration site off the A583 Preston New Road.

The Home Office collects and publishes data on the number of arrests broken down by police force area. These data cannot be broken down to identify those arrested at specific locations or in relation to specific incidents.

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