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Fracking: English councils offered tax revenue share

Duration: 01:23

Councils that back fracking in their area could get a share of tax revenue as part of a move to promote drilling, the Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

English local authorities would receive all the business rates collected from shale gas schemes - rather than the usual 50%.

Hear a 90 second summary of views including BBC Environment Analyst Roger Harrabin, Business Minister Michael Fallon, Andrew Austin chief executive officer of IGAS Energy, Helen a protestor at Barton Moss, anti-fracking campaigner Tina Rothery and listeners Mark and Chris.

Available since: Mon 13 Jan 2014

This clip is from

5 live Breakfast 13/01/2014

The government promises English councils a much bigger share of tax revenues from fracking

First broadcast: 13 Jan 2014

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