Angela Smith

Former Independent MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge


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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Angela Smith has never voted in a major vote about greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

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Major votes

  • On 26 Jan 2015: Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 1 — Environmental Permits for Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 16 Dec 2015: Angela Smith voted rejecting definitions of “protected groundwater source areas” and “other protected areas" that needed to approved to allow fracking in other areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Angela Smith voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote

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