The human rights committee of the UK parliament has called for evidence on the government’s new bill that would give police greater powers to restrict protest.
The potential cost to the public of decommissioning fracking sites is to be investigated by the government’s spending watchdog.
UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
A cross-party group of 200 current and former MPs has called for the parliamentary pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
The Conservative MP whose constituency includes Cuadrilla’s fracking site has urged the government to scrap its proposals designed to speed up shale gas decisions.
The government was warned this morning to drop proposals to change the planning rules on shale gas.
Fracking Week in Parliament Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week.
This week’s diary features two parliamentary evidence sessions, three county council meetings, a two-day conference, a consultation deadline, film screening, party and two planning meetings.
This week’s diary features the United Against Fracking national rally in Manchester, plus four film screenings, two parliamentary meetings, as well as talks, discussions, a lecture and debate. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings […]
Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.