The human rights committee of the UK parliament has called for evidence on the government’s new bill that would give police greater powers to restrict protest.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Peers discuss coal bed methane extraction in the Forest of Dean Questions on methane emissions from shale gas sites and funding for fracking ‘Permission in principle’ and fracking Kevin Hollinrake’s debate on shale gas and the economy
Fracking Week in Westminster returns after the summer recess with questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas
Government ministers were challenged on the impacts of fracking during questions in both the House of Commons and the Lords. The pro-fracking peer, Lord Lawson, accused Lancashire County Council of trying to block shale gas development by “turning down every single application for exploratory drilling?” The chair […]