The Conservative MP heading the Net Zero Scrutiny Group has asked the government what would be needed to ease the controls on fracking.
A group of backbench Conservatives has urged the government to ease the planning laws on shale gas schemes.
As the government prepares to announce its energy security strategy, campaigners came to Blackpool to voice the arguments about the future of fracking.
The former Conservative leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, said today it was “extraordinary” that the UK, with its net zero target, was even thinking about plans to drill for gas at Dunsfold in Surrey.
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Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
The Conservative MP who represents Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire has objected to proposals by Egdon Resources for long-term oil production in the village.
A company’s bid to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has been opposed again by the local MP.
County councillors in East Yorkshire have rejected calls to declare a climate emergency for a second time.