Updated 12.35pm, 10 May 2019 Opponents of oil and gas exploration at Rathlin Energy’s site at West Newton, north of Hull, have been protesting outside the the entrance for more than 30 hours.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The Government was questioned this week on the impact that fracking would have on meeting the UK’s climate change targets.
The main steel union, Community, has backed the UK fracking industry saying it could support thousands of jobs in the supply chain.
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 […]