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Baroness Burt of Solihull

Liberal Democrat Peer

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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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Baroness Burt of Solihull generally voted against 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 11 Feb 2015: Baroness Burt of Solihull voted to require a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Baroness Burt of Solihull voted against explicitly requiring an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Baroness Burt of Solihull voted not to ban the exploitation of unconventional petroleum for at least 18 months and not to 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. Show vote

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