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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1598: tabled on 10 September 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the huge impact that fracking has on local communities; further notes the lack of consultation undertaken with local residents when national fracking decisions are made; rejects the Government 's National Planning Policy Framework which neglects the voices of local people who completely oppose it; and calls on the Government to give local residents the power and influence in planning in their communities and not allow fracking companies to have a free reign to override residents’ very real concerns.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.