DrillOrDrop’s weekly digest from the UK’s parliaments returns after the local and the general elections with peers quizzing the government on its shale gas policy.
UKIP says shale gas is too great an opportunity to ignore but it has promised not to drill for it in national parks.
Two anti-fracking campaign groups have joined forces to try to put shale gas on the agenda for the general election.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly survey of attitudes to fracking shows levels of support continue to lag behind opposition but the gap appears to be closing.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Peers debate the pros and cons of shale gas Grant Shapps on potential economic benefits
The government published information today on what shale gas companies need to do to get final go-ahead to frack.