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Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Fracking: Overseas Investment (20 Jun 2019)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much money UK Export Finance has invested in overseas fracking operations.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Fracking (20 Jun 2019)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to respond to the permitted development for shale gas exploration consultation which closed on 25 October 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (19 Jun 2019)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to respond to the inclusion of shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime consultation which closed on 25 October 2018.

Scottish Parliament: World Environment Day 2019 (13 Jun 2019)

Angus MacDonald: ...Wales. Two of those places are in my Falkirk East constituency. Coal-bed methane extraction in my patch was a further threat to this little spider, so the Scottish Government’s effective ban on fracking has had another otherwise unknown but positive unintended consequence. The little spider lives in lowland raised bogs—habitat that is crucial in tackling climate change. Unfortunately,...

UK Net Zero Emissions Target - Statement (12 Jun 2019)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: ...as set out in the register, particularly my interest as president of NEA. I am not a scientist; could my noble friend explain how we square the circle between reducing carbon emissions and fracking for shale gas? Can he also assure us that there will be joined-up government in the Bills coming before this House, particularly the Agriculture Bill and the environment Bill? Can he assure us...

Net Zero Emissions Target (12 Jun 2019)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...onshore wind, reduced almost all support for solar power, scrapped the zero carbon homes standard, sold off the UK Green Investment Bank, removed support for tidal power, and relentlessly pushed fracking—fracking, of all things! Moreover, there has been a 98% fall in home insulation measures since 2010. At this point the Secretary of State will mention offshore wind, so let us be clear...

Prime Minister: Engagements (12 Jun 2019)

Caroline Lucas: ...things that she could do in the six weeks she has left. Will she cancel the expansion of Heathrow airport? Will she divert the money for more road building into public transport? And will she scrap fracking once and for all? That is the way that she would show us she is serious: will she do it?

Sustainable Development Goals (11 Jun 2019)

Chris Law: ...in Scotland is nationalised. Furthermore, Scotland’s ban on diesel cars will begin in 2032—eight years ahead of the UK Government’s—and unlike the UK Government, the SNP does not support fracking, or a return to nuclear energy. In addition to that progress at home, the Scottish Government have distributed £21 million through the world-leading climate justice fund, which is now...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (11 Jun 2019)

Lee Rowley: At a recent Public Accounts Committee sitting, the issue of fracking and specifically the decommissioning of fracking sites was raised, and the answers from senior civil servants were not great. Will the Minister meet me, so that we can discuss those concerns in more detail?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Fracking: China (10 Jun 2019)

Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will review the merits of the Government's assistance for fracking in China.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (10 Jun 2019)

Nick Hurd: ...has been persistent in making the case for more funding for Lancashire police, so he will welcome the additional £18.4 million of cash in 2019-20, on top of the exceptional grant for the costs of fracking. Chief Constable Andy Rhodes is recruiting additional officers, and I know that my hon. Friend will play his full part in lobbying the police and crime commissioner and Andy to make...

International Development: Prosperity Fund (6 Jun 2019)

Bill Esterson: Between 2016 and 2018, the prosperity fund financed 16 fossil fuel projects across the world, including two in fracking. Is not this obsession with fossil fuels, despite the fine words of the Secretary of State, just confirmation that this Government could not care less about addressing the climate emergency, which is, after all, one of the biggest threats to alleviating world poverty?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (5 Jun 2019)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...accused of trying to “fiddle its emissions figures”, ignoring their official advisers. So let me ask the right hon. Gentleman a simple policy question: the Labour party has committed to banning fracking. Will the Government ban fracking and allow new onshore wind in England—yes or no?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Fracking (5 Jun 2019)

Alex Norris: ...Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2019 to Question 255376, what assessment he has made of the effect of Official Development Assistance spending on shale gas development on (a) the Chinese fracking industry and (b) the environment.

Pension Funds: Financial and Ethical Investments — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (22 May 2019)

Mike Amesbury: ...but environmentally damaging investments more broadly and doing so as quickly as possible? Finally, if the Government support the move away from fossil fuels, why do they continue to support the fracking revolution, as highlighted in their party’s 2017 manifesto? We need more than warm words. We need emergency action now.

UK Foreign Policy in a Shifting World Order (International Relations Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (21 May 2019)

Baroness Hilton of Eggardon: ..., in respect of climate change we have not been an ideal role model. We have reduced subsidies on solar power generation, incidentally putting several small firms out of business. We are allowing fracking and prohibiting onshore wind farms. Now that the crisis of climate change is more generally recognised, I hope, as recently promised by a government Minister, that we will aim to lead the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Fracking (21 May 2019)

Alex Norris: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much (a) official development aid and (b) non-official development aid has been spent via the Prosperity Fund by his Department to provide fracking expertise to foreign Governments since 2016.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Fracking (21 May 2019)

Alex Norris: ...the Secretary of State for International Development, how much (a) official development aid and b) non-official development aid has been spent via the Prosperity Fund by his Department to provide fracking expertise to foreign Governments since 2016.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (21 May 2019)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 10 April (HL15067), what, if any, ongoing assessment or review is being conducted of the ability of operators to fulfil their responsibilities and fund decommissioning costs after (1) the issuance of a Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence, and (2) the granting of Hydraulic Fracturing Consent.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (21 May 2019)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: ...Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 10 April (HL15067), what communications they have had with landowners and local authorities regarding the decommissioning of fracking sites in the event that an operator does not fulfil their obligations.


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