Government faces judicial review over decision to permit gas drilling in Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Surrey constituency
Future fossil fuel projects could be scrapped if the judicial review rules against the project, which is opposed by Hunt. The Chancellor has joined forces with local residents, the local council and environmental campaigners to support the case which seeks to overturn a government decision to allow oil drilling at Dunsfold. Campaigners from across Surrey, including Extinction Rebellion local groups, are travelling to the Royal Courts of Justice to show solidarity with Protect Dunsfold and Waverley Borough Council. They will be joined by activists from XR London bringing noise, colour and drums.
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