Labour has failed to block the government’s new policing bill which includes restrictions on the right to protest and criminalises unauthorised encampments.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 16th January 2015 This week Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill discussed amendments on fracking Three calls for full publication of a redacted report on impacts of fracking on rural […]
DrillOrDrop.com reviews this afternoon’s discussion of Labour amendments to clauses on fracking in the Infrastructure Bill Notification of fracking proposals Labour sought to require operators to notify people individually of drilling under their properties, reversing a government decision, which came into effect in January last year. Currently operators […]
The clauses in the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and rights to drill under private land are likely to be considered towards the end of the Committee Stage of the legislation.
As the Infrastructure Bill goes into its committee stage, we’ve been looking at the MPs who will be examining the legislation, line by line. Among the clauses are proposals to change the trespass law and allow companies to frack for oil and gas below 300m without the permission […]
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.