The West Lancashire MP, Rosie Cooper, has urged people to oppose a plan to frack for shale gas near Formby.
Conservative and Labour MPs in Lancashire have written to the business secretary, Greg Clark, demanding action following a series of tremors linked to Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool.
Fracking Week in Parliament: DrillOrDrop review of what UK politicians say about the onshore oil and gas industry. The Prime Minister was questioned about statements on her website supporting local decision-making – at a time when the government proposes to take some shale gas schemes out of local […]
Fracking Week in Parliament The government dismissed another call this week for an update of the review of research on the health impacts of shale gas extraction.
Church of England has no official policy on fracking and is not seeking shale gas applications, parliament told
Fracking Week in Parliament The Church of England has no formal policy on fracking and no plans to use its land for shale gas exploration, a senior official told parliament last week.