Within the past few minutes the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed the date when the Inspector’s report on the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry will be submitted to the government. In an email, Leanne Palmer, of PINS, wrote: “The Inspector’s report is due to be submitted to the Secretary of State […]
With the end of the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry yesterday, attention now turns to the report of the inspector, Wendy McKay.
After a long-weekend break, the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry at Blackpool Football Club reaches its final day tomorrow (Wednesday 16th March).
The government has been accused of attacking democracy and privately contradicting public statements, following publication at the weekend of a leaked letter on fracking policy.
bA leaked government plan, published by The Telegraph today, proposed taking decisions for fracking wells away from local councils.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Ministers make changes to planning policy in statements on shale gas and oil Lisa Nandy asks: Does the government have a plan to keep the lights? Cat Smith asks: Did the government discuss the release of the full version of the rural […]
The government gave more detail this afternoon on how it would fast-track fracking through the planning system. In a statement the Local Government Secretary, Greg Clark, said he was changing the rules to allow him to take over decisions on shale gas appeals.