A group campaigning against fracking at a site near Blackpool has called on the Prime Minister to honour her pledge to fight burning injustice and stand up for all, not just the privileged few.
Top news in this Fracking Week in Politics: Responsibility for fracking regulation Shale gas emissions UK energy policy and the Paris Agreement on climate change Inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans The SNP and shale gas
Top stories in this Fracking Week in Politics: Government statements on the Committee on Climate Change report on shale gas Roger Godsiff on local views and Cuadrilla’s Lancashire appeals Callum McCaig on Freedom of Information and commercial sensitivity Chris Matheson on “back-door” tax breaks for fracking Lord Maude on speeding up […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Questions, statements and replies about Shale gas wealth fund Role of shale gas in UK future energy Fracking regulations Onshore exploration licences
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Fylde MP, Mark Menzies, calls on government to ensure shale gas decisions are made locally Confusion in the House of Lords about oil and gas licensing in Scotland
We look at results from constituencies with a special interest in fracking or oil and gas exploration. We also review what happened to MPs who voted in parliament for a fracking moratorium earlier this year.
The Energy Minister, Matthew Hancock, has insisted UK shale gas is already strongly regulated, in response to a call for independent scrutiny of the industry.