The energy secretary, Andrea Leadsom, confirmed the government’s U-turn on shale gas policy in a statement to parliament today.
The government has revealed there was overwhelming opposition to its plans – now shelved – to speed up development of the shale gas industry.
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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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