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{{‪Template:Fracking badge‬}}The '''All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Impact of Shale Gas''' was set up in March 2018. Its purpose is to 'explore and debate legislation, policy, regulation and data on shale gas exploration and extraction in the UK and abroad'.
 
{{‪Template:Fracking badge‬}}The '''All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Impact of Shale Gas''' was set up in March 2018. Its purpose is to 'explore and debate legislation, policy, regulation and data on shale gas exploration and extraction in the UK and abroad'.
  
The APPG is chaired by Conservative MP [[Lee Rowley]], who has vociferously opposed plans by giant petrochemical firm [[Ineos]] to explore for shale gas at Bramleymoor in the village of Marsh Lane. Rowley is one of three APPG member MPs whose constituencies include shale gas exploration licences held by Ineos. Co vice-chair Sir [[Kevin Barron]] MP represents Rother Valley, which includes another controversial Ineos site at Harthill village in South Yorkshire which in June 2018 gained planning permission.  Labour MP [[Louise Haigh]]'s Sheffield Heeley constituency is in two Ineos licence areas.
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The APPG is chaired by Conservative MP [[Lee Rowley]], who has vociferously opposed plans by the giant petrochemical firm [[Ineos]] to explore for shale gas at Bramleymoor in the village of Marsh Lane. Rowley is one of three APPG member MPs whose constituencies include shale gas exploration licences held by Ineos.  
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Co vice-chair Sir [[Kevin Barron]] MP represents Rother Valley, which includes another controversial Ineos site at Harthill village in South Yorkshire which in June 2018 gained planning permission.  Vice-chair Labour MP [[Louise Haigh]]'s Sheffield Heeley constituency is in two Ineos licence areas.
  
 
Conservative MP [[Ben Bradley]] is also a vice-chair. <Ref> [https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/180314/shale-gas.htm All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Impact of Shale Gas], parliament.uk, accessed 1 June 2018 </ref>
 
Conservative MP [[Ben Bradley]] is also a vice-chair. <Ref> [https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/180314/shale-gas.htm All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Impact of Shale Gas], parliament.uk, accessed 1 June 2018 </ref>
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More recent members include Labour MP [[Ruth George]] and another vice-chair [[Lord Truscott]]. <ref> [https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/190508/register-190508.pdf Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups, May 2019], House of Commons, </ref>
 
==Activities==
 
==Activities==
The APPG is planning to hold a session at Westminster on 18 June 2018 on the impact of shale gas exploration.
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The APPG held its first session at Westminster on the impact of shale gas exploration on 18 June 2018.
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==Registrable benefits==
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The group states its registrable benefits as nil.
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
*Lee Rowley is listed as the APPG contact: https://www.lee4ned.com/
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*Conservative MP [[Lee Rowley\\ remains listed as the APPG contact and chair as of June 2019: https://www.lee4ned.com/
 
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The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Impact of Shale Gas was set up in March 2018. Its purpose is to 'explore and debate legislation, policy, regulation and data on shale gas exploration and extraction in the UK and abroad'.

The APPG is chaired by Conservative MP Lee Rowley, who has vociferously opposed plans by the giant petrochemical firm Ineos to explore for shale gas at Bramleymoor in the village of Marsh Lane. Rowley is one of three APPG member MPs whose constituencies include shale gas exploration licences held by Ineos.

Co vice-chair Sir Kevin Barron MP represents Rother Valley, which includes another controversial Ineos site at Harthill village in South Yorkshire which in June 2018 gained planning permission. Vice-chair Labour MP Louise Haigh's Sheffield Heeley constituency is in two Ineos licence areas.

Conservative MP Ben Bradley is also a vice-chair. [1]

More recent members include Labour MP Ruth George and another vice-chair Lord Truscott. [2]

Activities

The APPG held its first session at Westminster on the impact of shale gas exploration on 18 June 2018.

Registrable benefits

The group states its registrable benefits as nil.

Contact

Website:

Resources

Notes

  1. All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Impact of Shale Gas, parliament.uk, accessed 1 June 2018
  2. Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups, May 2019, House of Commons,