Fracking APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To explore and debate legislation, policy, regulation and data regarding shale gas exploration and extraction in the UK and abroad.

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Recent Documents related to Fracking

1. Permanently Ban Fracking
03/03/2020 - Petitions

Found: for a permanent fracking ban. The current moratorium on fracking means that fracking has only been suspended

2. Professor Andrew Price - written evidence
23/04/2018 - Inquiry: Planning guidance on fracking inquiry - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).The case for fracking by government is overstated, and at odds with

3. Ms Nicola Packer - written evidence
23/04/2018 - Inquiry: Planning guidance on fracking inquiry - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: Ms Nicola Packer [PGF 001]1. Applications for fracking should be subject to the existing local planning

4. Miss Rebecca Barnes - written evidence
23/04/2018 - Inquiry: Planning guidance on fracking inquiry - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: to address: specifically, the classification of fracking as national infrastructure under the 2008 Planning

5. Bolsover Against Fracking - written evidence
23/04/2018 - Inquiry: Planning guidance on fracking inquiry - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: submitted by Bolsover Against Fracking [PGF 094] Bolsover Against Fracking – A local community interest

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Fracking

1. Fracking: Rother Valley
28/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: say, I am resolutely and absolutely opposed to fracking in any form, as are my constituents. My professional - Speech Link

2. Fracking (Seismic Activity)
19/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: a Bill to require fracking operators to monitor seismic activity caused by fracking and take steps if - Speech Link

3. Permitted Development and Shale Gas Exploration
28/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: focus on two central points.First, to give fracking companies access to permitted development rights - Speech Link
2: that the context of the Government encouraging fracking is bad enough, but the way in which they have - Speech Link
3: securing this important debate. She said that fracking is a new fossil fuel sector, but is it not right - Speech Link

4. Shale Gas Development
31/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: should local communities not have more say in fracking matters, and not have their voices taken away - Speech Link
2: talking to companies about how they should be fracking advocates around the world—has taken the trouble - Speech Link
3: Friend for giving way. I declare myself as a fracking sceptic, if not an opponent. Does he agree that - Speech Link

5. Fracking
09/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: message to the sector and to local communities that fracking, within the current corpus of scientific evidence - Speech Link
2: The very welcome delay to carrying on with fracking means that we have to move a bit faster in reducing - Speech Link
3: Office’s recent report that states that fracking has no demonstrable benefit for local people, communities - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Fracking
1. Fracking
asked by: Barry Gardiner
08/07/2020
... published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health in July 2020; and if he will make a statement.

2. Fracking
asked by: Alexander Stafford
27/01/2020
... what assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a levy on shale gas companies to pay for the cost of policing at shale gas sites.

3. Fracking
asked by: Alexander Stafford
27/01/2020
... what plans she has to review the moratorium on fracking.

4. Fracking
asked by: Alexander Stafford
28/01/2020
... what steps she is taking to ensure any environmental damage caused by the development and exploitation of shale gas is mitigated.

5. Fracking
asked by: Alexander Stafford
28/01/2020
... resultant from exploration and extraction.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Vice Chair
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football
Ben Bradley Portrait
Ben Bradley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mansfield
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mark Fletcher Portrait
Mark Fletcher
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bolsover
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Lee Rowley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 4197.

Email: lee.rowley.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Fracking APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Fracking APPG