In the first Fracking Week in Parliament of 2017, MPs question the climate change minister over whether the Green Investment Bank will be allowed to fund fracking.
The Conservative MP for the area where Cuadrilla wants to frack in Lancashire asked the most parliamentary questions about shale gas and fracking in 2016.
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 […]
Fracking Week in Politics is back with: Mark Williams on environmental impact assessments for fracking Cat Smith on the impact of fracking on coastal tourism Murdo Fraser and Liam Kerr on jobs from fracking in Scotland Links to our reports on key debates in the Scottish Parliament and Northern Ireland […]
In this Fracking Week in Politics: Julie Cooper on the Shale Wealth Fund and the Northern Power House Michelle Donelan on community consultation and protection for historic towns Jim Shannon on buffer zones around shale sites Debates on fracking and the UK steel industry Amendments on fracking in […]
From today our weekly political digest has a new name to mark the addition of questions and debate from the Scottish Parliament and the Irish and Welsh Assemblies. In the first Fracking Week in Politics: Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron on community veto for fracking plans Lancashire drilling […]
In this special Fracking Week in Westminster: Kevin Hollinrake asks about community benefits from fracking Peter Aldous calls for realism over onshore shale In the Scottish Parliament, Labour and the SNP clash over INEOS and Scotland’s fracking moratorium
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
Our digest of December’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them, including:
The most viewed posts on DrillOrDrop in 2015 all reported on MPs and their attitudes to fracking.