26 January 2015
The UK Government today defeated moves by cross party MPs to introduce a moratorium on unconventional gas and fracking in a tense series of votes on the Infrastructure Bill. The SNP and others voted for an amendment that would call a halt on the industry while work to assess its impacts is carried out. Focus now shifts to an announcement from the Scottish Government expected this week.
Read more here: http://www.foe-scotland.org.uk/UK-govt-defeats-fracking-moratorium
Somehow, we feel that over there, the politicians deserve the populace they represent. Ed.