Anti–fracking campaigners from the East Midlands and South Yorkshire took their message to Westminster today.
Fracking Week in Parliament: DrillOrDrop review of parliamentary questions and debates. The Environment Minister, David Rutley, was questioned in parliament this week about consulting the public on fracking.
The Bolsolver MP, Dennis Skinner, told several hundred anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Derbyshire that the Labour Party was behind them.
Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s February 2018 digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Last week, the Bolsover MP, Dennis Skinner, asked the prime minister to investigate drinking water problems in an area of his constituency where the shale gas company INEOS had been carrying out seismic surveys.
The Labour MP for Bolsover, Dennis Skinner, has called on the Prime Minister to investigate water problems in an area near where INEOS has been carrying out seismic testing.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Imposing fracking on unwilling communities Fracking’s north-south divide Licence to frack in York Call for fast-track fracking Educating the public on shale gas
In the first Fracking Week in Westminster of 2016: How one MP fears the Housing and Planning Bill could be used to promote fracking sites Measures to ban on shale gas drill in protected areas Call for a bespoke regulatory regime and independent monitoring for shale gas sites […]
Campaigners opposed to gas extraction near a Derbyshire village are celebrating after a planning inspector ruled in their favour.
Keep checking for live updates on the House of Commons 2nd Delegated Legislation Committee as it discusses regulations on fracking. About 40 MPs, including 18 members of the committee, are attending the hearing. For more details and membership of the committee click here