Fracking

Article image
Cop26 one year on: how much progress has been made?
As the UN’s Cop27 summit begins in Egypt, there are warnings more must be done to avert climate breakdown

Oliver Milman Environment reporter

08, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
Labour Facebook ads attack red wall Tory MPs in drive to swing voters
New social media drive targets Conservatives’ failure to ban fracking, rising mortgage costs, and direct action taken by Just Stop Oil protesters

Michael Savage, Policy Editor

05, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
‘No evidence MPs were bullied,’ says report into fracking vote chaos
Review acknowledges shouting and ‘intemperate language’ but says chaotic scenes due to confusion over nature of vote

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Nov, 2022 @2:23 PM

Article image
Rishi Sunak will keep ban on fracking in UK, No 10 confirms
PM said he stood by Tories’ 2019 manifesto policy when asked in Commons, in rebuff to Liz Truss

Jessica Elgot and Helena Horton

26, Oct, 2022 @1:42 PM

Article image
The last days of Truss were an utter shambles. Then the real chaos began
The departure of Britain’s shortest serving prime minister and a possible comeback by her predecessor has created further divisions and infighting in the chaotic Conservative party

Michael Savage Policy Editor

23, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

Article image
Three more Tory MPs call for Liz Truss to step down after day of chaos
Many believe PM should resign as dozens face potentially losing whip over fracking vote

Peter Walker and Jamie Grierson

20, Oct, 2022 @10:34 AM

Article image
Dozens of Tories facing disciplinary action after fracking vote
MPs face potentially losing whip after No 10 confirms chaotic vote is being treated as confidence issue

Peter Walker and Jamie Grierson

20, Oct, 2022 @8:53 AM

Article image
Labour MP says Tories were ‘bullied and manhandled’ during vote on fracking ban – as it happened
Chris Bryant says at least one MP ‘physically pulled through door’ as Labour motion fails

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

19, Oct, 2022 @10:33 PM

Article image
Crunch Commons vote on fracking descends into farce
More than 40 Tories fail to back Liz Truss’s government amid allegations MPs were manhandled

Peter Walker, Aubrey Allegretti and Pippa Crerar

19, Oct, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
How did your MP vote on the fracking motion?
Labour tabled vote on banning shale gas drilling in England, which Tory whips said would be treated as confidence motion in Truss’s government

Antonio Voce and Ashley Kirk

19, Oct, 2022 @6:33 PM

Article image
Truss faces major rebellion on fracking as senior Tories pledge to defy whip
Chris Skidmore, head of PM’s net zero review, among Conservatives willing to vote against government

Pippa Crerar, Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

19, Oct, 2022 @1:30 PM

Article image
Fracking caused daily earthquakes at UK’s only active site
Exclusive: Lancashire site responsible for 192 earthquakes over course of 182 days in 2018-19, Lib Dem analysis has found

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

1 / 94 pages