A peer is seeking to change the law to ban fracking and the licensing of oil and gas exploration.
Senior experts have signed a letter calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the health impacts of fracking.
Parliamentary questions, deadlines, meetings, festivals and information stalls in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events this week about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaign around them.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Imposing fracking on unwilling communities Fracking’s north-south divide Licence to frack in York Call for fast-track fracking Educating the public on shale gas
Britain can’t afford to ignore the opportunities offered by shale gas, the MP Kevin Hollinrake told a debate in the House of Commons this morning.
Keep checking for live updates on the House of Commons 2nd Delegated Legislation Committee as it discusses regulations on fracking. About 40 MPs, including 18 members of the committee, are attending the hearing. For more details and membership of the committee click here
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: The basis of government claims about revenue and jobs generated by shale gas Fracking on the northern coast of Northern Ireland The impact of shale gas on UK carbon budgets Energy minister’s inconvenient truth for anti-fracking protesters Unconventional gas in Wales Thanks […]
The Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, told MPs yesterday that shale gas developers needed to make the case for fracking to local communities. During a session of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Mrs Rudd was asked how she would “bridge the gap” between the government’s views on shale […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 26th June 2015. Subsidy cut for wind but increased for fracking Community gets last say on wind but not for fracking Fracking concerns in Falkirk Fracking and the planning system Licences […]