Updated 13 November 2017 with reaction to the shale wealth fund proposals Communities should have greater control of the decisions that affect them, the government said today in its response to a consultation on the proposed shale wealth fund.
Fracking Week in Parliament 6-10 November 2017. The Green Party’s MP, Caroline Lucas, pressed ministers this week on whether Third Energy’s plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton had passed tests required by the regulators.
Fracking Week in Parliament Fracking is being imposed against the wishes of people in North Yorkshire, a Conservative peer said this afternoon.
For the second week in a row, Theresa May backed shale gas in a reply during Prime Minister’s Questions.
Members of the Scottish Parliament have backed an indefinite moratorium on fracking and unconventional oil and gas.
The Labour MP for Bolsover, Dennis Skinner, has called on the Prime Minister to investigate water problems in an area near where INEOS has been carrying out seismic testing.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.