Yesterday (26/1/15) MPs voted on fracking in parliament for the first time. They discussed clauses to ban, temporarily halt and control fracking during the Report Stage of the Infrastructure Bill. The Bill includes Government measures to give companies a right to drill or leave substances underground without the […]
MPs voted on three new clauses to the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and onshore drilling for oil and gas. All three clauses were rejected. But MPs accepted Labour’s clause proposing new regulations for fracking and shale gas sites without a vote. None of the other amendments submitted on […]
The government bans fracking outright in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty The government accepts Labour’s new clauses which has 13 measures to increase regulation on fracking
Energy minister says shale gas is an exciting opportunity for the UK Caroline Lucas urges government to publish unredacted report on shale gas impacts on rural economies MPs criticise shortage of time for debate
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 23rd January 2015 This week The effects of fracking on rural communities Shale gas developments in Northamptonshire New bill on regulating fracking Redacted government report on impacts of fracking Fracking […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 16th January 2015 This week Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill discussed amendments on fracking Three calls for full publication of a redacted report on impacts of fracking on rural […]
Widespread fracking could be prevented in the UK by public opposition, the large amount of investment needed and limits on carbon emissions, MPs heard yesterday.
Sixty pieces of evidence have been submitted to a parliamentary inquiry on the environmental risks of fracking. Most accepted there were risks, about three-quarters questioned whether they could be dealt with adequately and about a third called for a complete or partial ban on fracking.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions and answers on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 19th December 21014 Vince Cable’s views on fracking in Ryedale Devolution of drilling powers to Wales Licensing regulation With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
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