On Wednesday January 14th, anti-fracking campaigners representing groups from across the UK lobbied their MPs in the House of Commons.
Two Sussex MPs have tabled amendments to remove all the clauses on fracking and oil and gas drilling from the Infrastructure Bill.
The government was warned this morning it risked losing the support of Lancashire conservatives unless it strengthened regulation of fracking and improved the benefits of shale extraction for local people. During an adjournment debate on fracking, MPs accused ministers of “bowing down too easily” to the financial interests […]
The former minister, Norman Baker, will call tomorrow for a shift away from fracking and towards renwables.
An anti-fracking group in Lewes in East Sussex is calling on its supporters to contact their local MP, Norman Baker, in advance of a debate on the issue tomorrow morning (25/11/14).
25th February 2014 For the past five months, InvestigatingBalcombeAndCuadrilla.com has been trying to find out What do the Lib Dems really think about fracking? The Department for Energy and Climate Change, under Lib Dem Ed Davey, is preparing to sell petroleum exploration and development licences (PEDL) which will […]
The chair of the Environment Agency, Chris Smith, has assured a Sussex MP that local water will be protected from any pollution caused by fracking at Balcombe or beyond. Lord Smith was responding to concerns raised by Lewes MP, Norman Baker, about the potential expansion of fracking across […]