The Prime Minister has said the government will be making an announcement “shortly” on fracking in the UK.
The prime minister has been warned that government support for fracking risks losing the Conservatives seats at the general election.
Chartered Electrical Engineer, Michael Hill, stood as an independent candidate in the 2015 general election on a “Save the Fylde” ticket, highlighting his concerns about the fracking industry. In this guest post, he argues that his message seems more relevant now than ever as he makes the case […]
Cuadrilla says this month it expects to carrying out the first UK high volume hydraulic fracturing since 2011. October also sees the deadline for comments in the government consultation on proposals to change the planning rules for 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.
Fracking Week in Parliament. What is the government doing to determine whether there’s any evidence that Russia has issued fake news to discredit the UK fracking industry? This question was put to ministers by the former Conservative Home Office Minister, David Maclean.
In this week’s update: Post-election lock-on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site First lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Overnight watch for the arrival of drilling rig Dawn vigil in West Sussex