Shale Gas Development

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:30 pm on 31st October 2018.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Conservative, East Yorkshire 4:30 pm, 31st October 2018

My hon. Friend is being very generous. Is he aware of the recent comments of the Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, my hon. Friend Tracey Crouch, who said that we need

“‘people power’
more than ever” and that the Government’s civil society strategy will put communities at the centre of decision making? If the Government were being consistent, should local communities not have more say in fracking matters, and not have their voices taken away?