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Climate Change: Extreme Weather Events — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (13 Nov 2018)

Zac Goldsmith: ...budgets. Domestically, that means doing absolutely everything we can now to encourage a transition to electric vehicles, and not waiting until 2040. It means saying no to infrastructure projects such as the third runway at Heathrow, which will increase carbon emissions; rejecting the Government’s proposal to allow fracking without proper local consent; and creating the friendliest...

Plastic-free Packaging (Fruit and Vegetables) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (12 Nov 2018)

Sandy Martin: ...plastics, and that figure will grow. The Chinese plan to increase their use of coal as the main feedstock for plastics, and the US has extensive plans to increase the use of shale gas extracted by fracking for making plastics. According to DEFRA’s modelling, in 2017 the UK’s 42 incinerators released a combined total of nearly 5 million tonnes of CO2 from the incineration of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (12 Nov 2018)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what research the Government has (a) undertaken and (b) commissioned on fracking and subsidence in former coal mining areas.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Lancashire (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what comparative assessment his Department has made of geological activity in Fylde (a) since the commencement of exploratory drilling at the Preston New Road Shale Gas site and (b) prior to such drilling.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking: Air Pollution (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to monitor emissions from shale gas sites once they have been decommissioned.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking: Air Pollution (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential air quality effects of shale gas extraction since the completion of the Air Quality Expert Group report n that subject in 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking: Lancashire (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the waste water disposal system at the Preston New Road Shale Gas site.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking: Lancashire (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Environment Agency has made of the level of compliance by Cuadrilla Resources with relevant environmental restrictions at its shale gas site at Preston New Road.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Lancashire (6 Nov 2018)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the detection of seismic activity caused by drilling on the continuation of fracking in Lancashire.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Earthquakes (6 Nov 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the earthquakes at the fracking site in Little Plumpton Lancashire; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Earthquakes (6 Nov 2018)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has required any steps to be taken by Cuadrilla before it resumes fracking in Lancashire following the recent earthquake in that place; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Support for Businesses and Entrepreneurs (6 Nov 2018)

Clive Lewis: ...have again cut vital support for energy efficiency and decarbonisation. Given the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate change report and given this Government’s support for fracking and their abysmal failure on tidal, onshore wind and solar, do the Conservatives realise that not only will they fail to meet their climate change targets, but they have breached their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Renewable Energy (6 Nov 2018)

Seema Malhotra: ...with slashed grants for electric vehicles and plans to remove support for small-scale renewables. This was described by RenewableUK as a major blow to the sector. It also comes with the pursuit of fracking at any cost. On one of the greatest challenges we face today—clean, low carbon sustainable energy sources—why are the Government rolling back the clock?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Earthquakes (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of recent earthquakes in Lancashire being caused by fracking.

Shale Gas Development (31 Oct 2018)

Stephanie Peacock: Does the hon. Gentleman share my concern that the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth recently admitted that she had not yet visited a fracking site? The people I represent in Barnsley want their voices heard. They do not want fracking; they want the Government to listen to them.

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (31 Oct 2018)

Jim Cunningham: ...the previous Labour Government. I note that there has been no reference, certainly from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to any discussions he may have had about fracking. People are concerned about the consequences of fracking, so I hope that when the Minister winds up he will tell us where the Government actually stand on it. To say the least, there...

Green Finance - Question (31 Oct 2018)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...we are doing rather well on investment when we have slipped from first place to third, behind the Netherlands and Sweden. He has to recognise that there are aspects of government policy, such as fracking and the fact that the Government are reducing their subsidies for green energy—I will not mention Brexit at this stage—that must cause concern among investors and help to...

Income Tax (Charge) (29 Oct 2018)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...report this month was clear on the consequences: we can avoid climate catastrophe only if we act now. The Government’s response has been to: cut support for our solar industries, losing 12,000 jobs in the process; slash building of onshore wind; cut subsidies for electric vehicles; and sell off the UK Green Investment Bank, and instead to back fracking in the face of overwhelming...


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