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House of Lords written question HL299.

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL299, tabled on 29 June 2017

Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to bring forward legislation to (1) treat non-fracking drilling as permitted development, (2) make major shale planning decisions the responsibility of the National Planning Regime, and (3) make changes to the proposed Shale Wealth Fund, as outlined in the 2017 Conservative Party manifesto.

Answered on

13 July 2017

The Government has been recently elected and its approach to implementing the manifesto proposals has yet to be finalised.