As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.
The Lib Dems became the second party in two days to publish a manifesto with an anti-fracking pledge.
Labour comes out against fracking – but will its candidates in shale gas constituencies back the ban?
As predicted, Labour’s manifesto, published this morning, includes a promise to ban fracking.
The Conservatives have made big gains in the county council elections in areas in the frontline of fracking for shale gas.
The Home Office has refused a request for extra funding to police protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
In this review of what politicians said in parliament: Graham Jones: local people know best – so why not on fracking? Baroness Jones: arrests at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protests Paul Wheelhouse updates the Scottish Parliament on unconventional oiland gas With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts