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Orders of the Day — BETTING AND LOTTERIES BILL [Lords]: Clause 19. — (Illegality of lotteries.) (6 Nov 1934)

Mr Herbert Williams: ...that because the bookmakers must not be run by the track owners, therefore, the totalisator must not be so run. I am pointing out that there is no connection between the two. If the owner of the frack runs a bookmaking business, and he is a corrupt person, he will do his best to arrange for a certain dog to win. Therefore, you do not get honest racing. Whatever our views on this subject...

Orders of the Day — Rhodesia (Oil Sanctions) (1 Feb 1979)

..., Miss Margaret (Lincoln) Cocks, Rt Hon Michael (Bristol S) Johnson, James (Hull West) Rowlands, Ted Cohen, Stanley Johnston, Russell (Inverness) Sheldon, Rt Hon Robert Coleman, Donald Judd, Frack Shore, Rt Hon Peter Cowans, Harry Kaufman, Rt Hon Gerald Silkin, Rt Hon John (Deptford) Davidson, Arthur Knox, David Silkin, Rt Hon S. C. (Dulwich) Davies, Bryan (Enfield N) Luard, Evan...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fracking (1 Feb 2011)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of the environmental consequences of fracking.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fossil Fuels: Exploration (11 Feb 2011)

Bill Esterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will carry out an overall assessment of the effects of fracking on underground water supplies; and if she will issue guidance to industry on the practice.

Energy: Shale Gas — Question (28 Mar 2011)

Lord Marland: That is a very topical question. We hope that fracking-I use the word, which you might think has come from "Call My Bluff", advisedly-is about to start in Blackpool. We should have the results of that this week. It is being observed. Once we have the results, we will have further study and a greater awareness of what is potentially there.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill: Second Stage (20 Jun 2011)

Phil Flanagan: ...I place on record my disgust at the awarding to an Australian company of a contract to drill for natural gas in west Fermanagh using the very controversial method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. There are potentially trillions of cubic feet of natural gas buried deep in Fermanagh’s floorboards. Fracking has the potential to have a serious impact on Fermanagh’s environment...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Fracking (23 Jun 2011)

Lord Moynihan: To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will ensure that fracking operations in the United Kingdom will pose no potential risk for the contamination of groundwater.

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (7 Jul 2011)

Chris Bryant: ...of shale gas transforming the welsh economy, but equally many of my constituents are worried that the chemicals that are pushed down into the ground will end up in the watercourse and that the fracking process, which has possibly already led to problems in Blackpool, might lead to real problems across the whole of the south Wales coalfield. What will the Minister do to reassure my constituents?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Electricity Market Reform (12 Jul 2011)

Christopher Huhne: ...benefits not just for the country as a whole but locally. Every single energy source has its detractors, whether it is nuclear, onshore wind turbines, offshore wind turbines, natural gas or fracking. The reality is that we need to find our electricity from somewhere, and that includes offshore wind farms.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fossil Fuels (9 Sep 2011)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when he plans to introduce regulatory guidelines for fracking.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Energy Prices (26 Sep 2011)

Phil Flanagan: .... I also want to bring to the Minister’s attention the ongoing concern among many in County Fermanagh about her decision to award an exploratory licence to Tamboran to use a process known as fracking in 750 sq km of the county, much of which is an area of special scientific interest. As the Minister is well aware, there may be tens of trillions of cubic feet of shale gas underneath...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Rathlin Island (4 Oct 2011)

Daithí McKay: ...work from home these days. Bearing in mind the access areas, a good broadband service is important to people on Rathlin. There are issues around energy: tidal energy, oil exploration and even fracking. The islanders have many questions about such issues. That is not to say that they are against those options, but it is important that those issues be explored. Rathlin’s residents need to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Shale Gas (6 Oct 2011)

Lord Marland: ..., Lancashire Banwen 1 UK Methane Neath, South Wales St Johns 1 UK Methane Maesteg, South Wales Following the grant of planning permission, consent has been given to hydraulic fracture (fracking) of the shale in the first two of the three wells listed above being drilled by Cuadrilla. However, following the seismic tremors experienced in Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire in April...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Natural Gas (13 Oct 2011)

Charles Hendry: .... However shale gas exploration drilling is only taking place in a small number of locations within the UK at present. The most active drilling area and the only one where hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas has been carried out is at Cuadrilla's site near Blackpool. Two exploration wells have been drilled, the deepest to a depth of 10,775 feet, and a further well is currently...

Written Answers — Treasury: Natural Gas: Exploration (17 Oct 2011)

James Wharton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent estimate he has made of tax revenues from fracking.

Localism Bill — Report (7th Day) (17 Oct 2011)

Lord Berkeley: ...your Lordships' Chamber before we get to the end of this. I feel that these amendments are very important. I have had several close experiences of party wall failures. I am going to talk not about fracking-that comes in a later amendment-but about people extending their basements in rows of terraced houses and things like that. I have had one experience which persuaded me of the need for...

Localism Bill — Report (7th Day) (Continued) (17 Oct 2011)

Lord Berkeley: My Lords, this is a completely different subject; it is to do with something which is colloquially called fracking. I raised it very briefly in Committee, but we were short of time then and I am grateful to the noble Baroness for the letters that she wrote, dated 5 September. Since that time I have had further thoughts about it. I have had quite an amazing amount of correspondence from...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Crown Estate (18 Oct 2011)

Dominic Bradley: ...to control our own energy and mineral resources, which, aside from renewable energy development, could also provide the Executive with more say in the development of contentious issues such as fracking. There is also the chance to best protect the Northern Ireland public, particularly vulnerable people, through the ability to set our own minimum wage and national insurance levels and to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Shale Gas (27 Oct 2011)

Lord Morris of Manchester: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to put in place a moratorium on the development of shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) pending further assessment of the environmental and health impacts of fracking.

[Mr Roger Gale in the Chair] — Shale Gas (3 Nov 2011)

Tim Yeo: ...seismic events that occurred in Arkansas, which related to the underground injection of waste water generated from shale gas exploration and production elsewhere, rather than from a process of fracking. In evidence from the Geological Society, the Committee was told that induced seismicity is not thought to be a significant risk in the UK. During oral evidence from Professor Richard...


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