As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
Opponents of fracking called today on the Scottish government to ban fracking “once and for all”.
Labour MSP Claudia Beamish has launched a public consultation as part of her attempt to ban fracking in Scotland.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: The Scottish Government, fracking and INEOS shipments Lobbying for shale gas in the European Commission
Top news in this Fracking Week in Politics: Responsibility for fracking regulation Shale gas emissions UK energy policy and the Paris Agreement on climate change Inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans The SNP and shale gas
In the past few minutes, the Scottish Parliament has voted in favour of a ban on fracking.
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