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We are the local Green Party for the Borough of Cheshire East.  We fighting for a fairer society and a local political system that puts the public first.  We aim to protect our environment and campaign for a more sustainable future across the area.  

We work across Cheshire East Borough to stand in council and parliamentary elections to build a society for the common good across Crewe & Nantwich, Congleton, Macclesfield and parts of Tatton and Eddisbury parliamentary constituencies.

We have 3 local sub-groups who meet regularly in Crewe & Nantwich, Macclesfield and district and Congleton, Alsager and Sandbach.

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Greens challenge Energy Secretary after shock revelation from frackers Cuadrilla

Green Party of England and Wales co-leader Jonathan Bartley has today (21 June) sent a letter (below) to Greg Clarke MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to highlight the Party’s far-reaching concerns for the safety of the local community in the vicinity of Cuadrilla’s exploratory fracking site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.

The letter follows a meeting between Bartley and two directors from Cuadrilla, where he put questions from the community to them. Bartley is concerned both by the lack of information about emergency plans provided to the residents and by significant questions over whether or not there is even an evacuation plan in the event of a well blow out or other accident.

Bartley said:

“We’re calling on the Secretary not to make a decision over whether to grant a licence to frack until the matter has been investigated thoroughly and safety concerns are addressed. The fact that local residents don’t even know if there’s even a proper plan in place for emergencies - let alone evacuation - is deeply concerning.

“It would be completely unacceptable and be playing fast and loose with people’s safety to ignore these issues. The Secretary of State clearly shouldn’t make a decision on whether Cuadrilla should be allowed to frack until these serious questions are answered and the concerns of local people are addressed.”

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