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Fracking: Regulation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 2752, tabled on 4 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on establishing a Shale Environmental Regulator; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

10 July 2017

The Government has been recently elected and its approach to implementing the manifesto proposals, including the establishment of a Shale Environmental Regulator, has yet to be finalised.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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