Anti-Fracking Candidate Spent More Than Rivals Put Together

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Mike Hill, who came fourth in the General Election running on an anti-fracking ticket in shale-laden Fylde in Lancashire, spent an eye-watering £36,519.67 across the long and short campaign. That’s 2,766% more than the ‘kipper who came in third…

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He clearly needed the cash as it cost him £5.89 for each vote, compared to an average of 47p for the other candidates. And people accuse the shale lobby of being the big spenders… 

Graphs via OESG

 


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