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Written Answers — Home Office: Fracking: Protest (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what additional funding his Department has allocated to local police forces for the policing of fracking sites.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Jul 2018)

Julian Sturdy: There are growing concerns in my constituency about the proposed changes to planning powers for fracking applications being put forward for consultation by the Government and specifically the idea of treating non-fracking shale exploration as permitted development. Will my right hon. Friend update me on when the consultation will be open, and does he agree that these kinds of planning...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Carbon Budgets (9 Jul 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of fracking on the UK meeting the targets of the (a) fourth carbon budget for 2023-2027 and (b) fifth carbon budget for 2028-2032.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking (9 Jul 2018)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: To ask Her Majesty's Government how they intend to ensure that waste water from fracking is disposed of safely; and what is their policy towards (1) releasing waste water after treatment into a water course, and (2) injecting waste water back into the fracking well.

Opposition Day - [15TH Allotted Day, 1ST Part]Opposition Day: Claim of Right for Scotland (4 Jul 2018)

Ian Murray: ...Parliament where the Scottish National party does not have a majority, and that Scottish Parliament—if it is the sovereign will of the Scottish people—has over the last few years voted against the Government on fracking, cuts to the national health service, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, council funding, the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications...

Leaving the EU: Implications for Scotland — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (3 Jul 2018)

Colin Clark: ...UK company, which has invested £2 billion in the North sea and Grangemouth chemical plant, plans to invest £2 billion in the north-west of Europe. Brexit? No, apparently: from listening to Radio 4 this morning it is about fracking gas—we have to be careful how we pronounce that—from the US. It is half the price of gas in Europe. However, the Scottish Government will...

Scottish Economy — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (27 Jun 2018)

John Lamont: .... Gentleman points out the challenges for the oil and gas sector, but on Monday when the Scottish Affairs Committee was taking evidence on the sector in Aberdeen, we heard people saying they wanted fracking to be expanded in Scotland. Does he support the industry in making that call?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Plastics (27 Jun 2018)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of fracking supply chains on the level of manufacture of non-degradable plastics.

Food Advertising (Protection of Children from Targeting): Draft EU-Canada Trade Agreement Order (26 Jun 2018)

Barry Gardiner: ...allows companies to sue Governments when they are legislating in the public interest; for example, by introducing plain packaging for cigarettes, national insurance, minimum wages or even banning fracking. These provisions have become increasingly commonplace in new-generation trade agreements and this is what has resulted in such widespread international public outcry against deals such...

Scotland Act 2016 and Wales Act 2017 (Onshore Petroleum) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (21 Jun 2018)

Lord Bruce of Bennachie: ...question and a bit of context, because the transfer of these powers has generated a lot more heat than light in Scotland, where the Scottish Government claim that this gives them the power to ban fracking or any other form of onshore exploration, which the Court of Session says does not exist. In other words, the First Minister says that fracking is banned in Scotland, but the Court of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Public Consultation (21 Jun 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Written Ministerial Statement HCWS690 of 17 May 2018, what the timetable is for (a) the consultation on the principle of whether non-hydraulic fracturing shale exploration development should be treated as permitted development, (b) the consultation on the inclusion of shale production projects in the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Lancashire (20 Jun 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will postpone a decision on hydraulic fracturing at the Preston New Road well site until the conclusion of judicial review proceedings in respect of Cuadrilla Bowland Limited’s environmental permit for Preston New Road.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Lancashire (20 Jun 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timescale is for his decision on Cuadrilla Bowland Limited’s hydraulic fracturing consent application for their shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (20 Jun 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 29 May 2018 to Question 146305 on Fracking, and with reference to Written Ministerial Statement HCWS690, what discussions Ministers and Officials from his Department had with (a) shale gas industry trade bodies, (b) shale gas operators, (c) civil society organisations, and (d) local people in...

Scottish Parliament: Freedom of Information (Scottish Government Request Handling and Record Keeping) (20 Jun 2018)

Oliver Mundell: This SNP Government talks about openness, accountability and transparency, but the truth is that its rhetoric does not match the reality. We need only look at yesterday’s court judgement on fracking to see the depths to which the SNP is willing to go. The people of Scotland have had enough, and deserve far better than a Government that is more interested in saving face than in providing...

Backbench Business: Geothermal Energy — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (19 Jun 2018)

Alan Whitehead: ...level in the UK of about 73° or 74° Celsius, that resource will deplete at only 1° in heat per 100 years. Yes, it depletes a bit, but it is not exactly calamitous—unlike, one might say, drilling a fracking well, where the well depletes after about eight years.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (19 Jun 2018)

Louise Haigh: ...ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential increase in the manufacturing of non-degradable plastics from an increase in fracking in the UK.

NHS Long-Term Plan: Sewel Convention (18 Jun 2018)

John McNally: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Tory Government’s re-reservation of powers and the rest of their preferred post-Brexit constitutional arrangements effectively strip decisions about fracking from the Scottish Government? If decisions about the future of fracking in Scotland are to be made in Whitehall, does he agree that the Secretary of State for Scotland’s office has...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastics: Fracking (15 Jun 2018)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of whether there is a link between fracking and the production of non-degradable plastics.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking: Lancashire (13 Jun 2018)

Gordon Marsden: ...State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he and his officials have had with the Environment Agency on the adequacy of how frequently it monitors processes for groundwater at fracking sites across Lancashire.


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