The Prime Minister has said the government will be making an announcement “shortly” on fracking in the UK.
The government has no clear idea on how much it has spent supporting fracking, what the benefits would be and how much investment would be needed in future, the UK’s spending watchdog has revealed.
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
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Conservative councillors in Lancashire have been accused of using a “wrecking amendment” for a second time to block support for their government’s policy on the rules on seismic activity induced by fracking.
The UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.