Jacob Rees-Mogg says 'widely reported' stories claim some fracking opposition funded by Putin regime

Jacob Rees-Mogg says 'widely reported' stories claim some fracking opposition funded by Putin regime

Jacob Rees-Mogg would support fracking in his own back garden if it reduced the UK’s reliance on Russia, sources close to the Business Secretary said after Tory MPs accused him of caring too little about those living near shale gas wells. On Thursday, the Business Secretary announced that a three-year moratorium on fracking would come to an end in the light of the war in Ukraine and the global energy crisis. But Tory MPs are concerned new fracking wells will …