‘(1) The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010, Schedule 1, Part 2, Chapter 1, is amended as follows:
(2) After Section 1.2 insert—
Hydraulic fracturing activities
(a) carrying out exploration or assessments prior to hydraulic fracturing;
(b) drilling wells for use in hydraulic fracturing;
(c) process of hydraulic fracturing;
(d) decommissioning and long-term maintenance of hydraulic fracturing wells.””—(Tom Greatrex.)
Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.
The House divided:
Ayes 224, Noes 320.