Strong opposition to shale gas fracking plans from Lincs County Councillors

Government is considering taking decisions on fracking away from local Councils

Plans that would see shale gas fracking decisions made at a national level have been opposed by Lincolnshire County Councillors.

It'd mean developers looking to drill would not need to submit a formal planning application to the council.

The Government says this would prevent delays.

But some Councillors have branded the proposals a 'disgrace'. 

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