Tuesday, 27 January 2015

UK Apathy. Govt defeats moves to amend Infrastructur Bill. Depressing.

UK Government defeats fracking moratorium at Westminster
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.

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