David Lammy

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Labour MP for Tottenham

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Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas

Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.

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David Lammy generally voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas:

  • On 16 Dec 2015: David Lammy voted against greater restrictions on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: David Lammy was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — Safeguards and Conditions for Hydraulic Fracturing Activities (Fracking) Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: David Lammy voted to explicitly require an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: David Lammy voted to ban the exploitation of unconventional petroleum for at least 18 months and require a review of the impact of such exploitation on climate change, the environment, the economy, and health and safety be carried out and published in that time. Show vote

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