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Fracking

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 16th October 2017.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Co-Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to consult (a) Parliament and (b) the public prior to taking decisions on granting hydraulic fracturing consent.

Photo of Richard Harrington Richard Harrington Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

There is no legal obligation to consult on associated hydraulic fracturing.

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