Mr Corbyn said urgent action was needed to tackle the climate change emergency, including an immediate ban on fracking.

These were the scenes yesterday as Jeremy Corbyn visited protesters near the Preston New Road fracking site

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn met protesters yesterday who have been a near-constant presence near the Cuadrilla drilling rig since the company was given the go-ahead to start fracking in October 2016.

These were the scenes at the Preston New Road site, where Mr Corbyn called for an immediate ban on fracking.

Jeremy Corbyn shared his dream of a 'green industrial revolution' with environmental campaigners.

1. Jeremy Corbyn visits Preston New Road fracking site

Jeremy Corbyn shared his dream of a 'green industrial revolution' with environmental campaigners.
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Jeremy Corbyn and Chris Webb visit the fracking site in Preston New Road

2. Jeremy Corbyn visits Preston New Road fracking site

Jeremy Corbyn and Chris Webb visit the fracking site in Preston New Road
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The leader of the Labour party met protesters.

3. Jeremy Corbyn visits Preston New Road fracking site

The leader of the Labour party met protesters.
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Cuadrilla began drilling at the site in October 2016.

4. Jeremy Corbyn visits Preston New Road fracking site

Cuadrilla began drilling at the site in October 2016.
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