The Conservative MP whose constituency includes Cuadrilla’s fracking site has urged the government to scrap its proposals designed to speed up shale gas decisions.
The government was warned this morning to drop proposals to change the planning rules on shale gas.
The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, told anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Westminster that the Labour Party stood in solidarity with them. And he predicted opposition to fracking would be a key issue at the next election.
In this week’s listings Westminster debate and rally on changes to planning rules for shale gas; Europa returns to the High Court for Leith Hill injunction hearing; West Sussex County Council planning decision meeting on Broadford Bridge; Fossil fuels lecture; Plus meetings, deadlines, information events and gatherings.
Government proposals to bypass local decision-making for shale gas developments are to be challenged on Wednesday (12 September 2018) with a women’s rally outside the House of Commons and a parliamentary debate.
Most of the notes about a recent meeting between a minister and the shale gas industry have been redacted “in the public interest” or because they contained confidential information, a government department has said.
People at opposite ends of the fracking debate have received leading honours in the Queen’s birthday list, announced today.
Live updates from the debate between Thirsk and Malton MP, Kevin Hollinrake, and oil and gas industry engineer, Mike Hill.
In this week’s listings: Planning meeting at which INEOS shale gas scheme for Woodsetts is due to be decided; Debate on fracking regulation in Pickering; Robin Hood Vs Fracking workshops and parades in Eckington; Legal observer training; Alan Roxburgh to speak at Green Monday outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New […]
The Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake, and chartered oil and gas engineer, Mike Hill, will take opposite sides in a debate about fracking in North Yorkshire next month.