Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 12th December 21014 This week saw the Infrastructure Bill’s Second Reading debate in the House of Commons. A Lancashire Conservative MP voted against the Government and another warned he would […]
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the final half of December Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port Deadline for responses to Celtique Energie appeal against refusal of permission Deadline for submissions to parliamentary inquiry into the […]
The risks of fracking in the UK are to be investigating next year by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee.
The Infrastructure Bill, which includes proposals to allow oil and gas companies to drill below 300m without the permission of landowners, begins a new parliament stage next week.
Local authorities lack competence to deal with important issues in shale gas planning applications, according to a majority of respondents to a new survey.
A Lancashire Conservative MP said this evening he was unable to support the Government’s Infrastructure Bill because of its clauses on fracking. A second threatened to oppose the bill later on in its passage unless shale gas regulations were strengthened.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 5th December 21014 This week saw the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – see our report on the Statement’s plans for a sovereign wealth fund and money for public information on shale […]
Lawyers representing residents who sought to overturn Cuadrilla’s planning permission to test its exploratory oil well in Balcombe said the judicial review raised important issues.
A group of Balcombe residents has failed in its legal fight to quash the planning permission granted to Cuadrilla to test and carry out flaring at an exploratory oil well in the village.
West Sussex County Council welcome today’s decision. A spokesman said: “Our planning committee has to make decisions based on the merits of individual applications while adhering to national guidelines and policies.