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The Government agreed to tighten safeguards on fracking, leading Labour to accuse ministers of a “huge U-turn”. In the Commons yesterday, Energy Minister Amber Rudd accepted Labour’s proposals for a tougher regulatory regime, as well as an “outright ban” on extraction in national parks and protected areas of natural beau...
Labour has accused the Government of a U-turn on fracking after ministers agreed a raft of changes to the law governing the controversial energy extraction method. ...
Caroline Flint MP, Labour’s Shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary, commenting on the Government’s u-turn and decision to accept Labour’s amendment to the Infras...
David Cameron has insisted fracking must go ahead in Britain, despite calls for a moratorium amid concerns about the impact on climate change and the environment. ...
Joan Walley explained why the Environmental Audit Committee, which she chairs, was calling for a moratorium on shale gas exploration. “The problem that we have is...
Labour press release Tom Greatrex MP, Labour's Shadow Energy Minister, commenting on the Environmental Audit Committee's report on fracking, said: "Labour has al...
26/01/2015 on Today, BBC Radio 4
25/01/2015 on Sunday Politics, BBC One
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