Permitted Development and Shale Gas Exploration

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:25 pm on 28th March 2019.

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Photo of Kevin Hollinrake Kevin Hollinrake Conservative, Thirsk and Malton 3:25 pm, 28th March 2019

I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this important debate. She said that fracking is a new fossil fuel sector, but is it not right that shale gas would simply displace imports, rather than create additional demand on gas-fired power generation?