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Fracking: Scotland

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 218208, tabled on 10 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on (a) its policy on the extraction of shale gas and (b) the recommendation in the Smith Commission Report to devolve shale gas mineral access rights to the Scottish Parliament.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 December 2014

DECC Ministers meet regularly with the Scottish Government to discuss a range of issues. As has been the case with successive administrations, it is not the Government's practice to provide details of all such meetings.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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