See here for essential background: http://hpanwo-voice.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/bbc-horizon-does-fracking.html.
The prime minister has announced that local communities which have fracking wells on their land will receive a massive business rate rebate, see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25705550. As the lady in the second interview says, the Government are simply getting desperate to persuade people to accept fracking. This is effectively a bribe. This desperation is a welcome sight and it will be no more welcome to anybody than the gallant protesters at Balcombe and Barton Moss. Here's a UK Column programme about the good work they've been doing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4KTozjFnFc. The opposition to fracking has spread across the world.
has been hit badly, but they have hit back harder. They've even produced a song
about it featuring Leo Sayer, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfo0hpVrtrs.