The morning news headlines: Decision expected on Lancashire fracking schemes; London will still be world's leading financial centre, Chancellor tells Wall St
DECISION EXPECTED ON LANCASHIRE FRACKING SCHEMES
The Government is expected to announce whether it will give the green light for two controversial fracking schemes in Lancashire.
Lancashire County Council turned down planning applications for fracking for shale gas at two locations in Fylde, even though its officials had recommended the go-ahead for one of the schemes.
But Cuadrilla, the company behind the plans for the schemes at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood, appealed against the decision and it went to a public inquiry which was heard earlier this year.
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