How UK MEPs voted on new environmental tests for fracking

Last week, the European Parliament voted by 354 votes to 300 to extend compulsory Environmental Impact Assessments to hydraulic fracturing operations.

The vote among UK MEPs was 29 in favour and 32 against. 8 UK MEPs were absent and 4 didn’t vote.







Most MEPs voted on party lines, with Conservatives and UKIP against Environmental Impact Assessments and Labour, Liberal Democrats (excluding one) and the Greens in favour.

Find out how your MEP voted

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