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Anti-fracking protests a 'huge strain' on officers

Personnel are skipping rest days to keep operation afloat.

Protesters, including actress Emma Thompson, at an anti-fracking walk and silent protest at the Cuadrilla site in Preston on March 21. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Protesters, including actress Emma Thompson, at an anti-fracking walk and silent protest at the Cuadrilla site in Preston on March 21. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Date - 23rd March 2018
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
Lancashire Constabulary has set-up a separate command structure to deal with anti-fracking protests using officers working rest days - despite “growing concerns” over their wellbeing. Residents have been battling plans for major...
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