Scotland and deep-level access The climate change minister, Amber Rudd, announced the government intended to introduce an amendment at the Report Stage of the Bill to remove Scotland from the provisions on the right to use deep level land for drilling.
The government refused this morning to publish in full a redacted report on the impact of fracking on rural communities.
MPs are being urged to demand the full release of a redacted government report on the impact of fracking on the rural economy.
This month’s events about fracking and onshore oil and gas Sunday 11th January 2015 Crawberry Hill Solidarity Day, 12 noon, Walkington Heads, Walkington HU17 8RB Details
Our review of some of the key events and announcements on fracking and onshore oil and gas for in 2015 Parliament The Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill resumes with two sessions on Tuesday 6th January and continues on Thursday 8th, Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15th January 2015. […]
The latest amendments to the Infrastructure Bill seek to require the government to take account of the cumulative effects of fracking on a local area. They also propose to prevent drilling without the landowners’ consent at depths above 1,000m.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 19th December 21014 This week saw new amendments to the Infrastructure Bill Our Report. The Prime Minister also faced tough questioning about fracking regulations from members of the Liaison Committee, […]
Two Sussex MPs have tabled amendments to remove all the clauses on fracking and oil and gas drilling from the Infrastructure Bill.
The clauses in the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and rights to drill under private land are likely to be considered towards the end of the Committee Stage of the legislation.
As the Infrastructure Bill goes into its committee stage, we’ve been looking at the MPs who will be examining the legislation, line by line. Among the clauses are proposals to change the trespass law and allow companies to frack for oil and gas below 300m without the permission […]