UK Labour government to ban fracking if elected
Published: Monday, 26 September 2016
While the UK’s current Conservative party has implemented policies to speed up fracking and accelerate the UK’s energy independence, the potential future Labour party has pledged to ban the oil and gas extraction process if elected in order to focus on clean energy.
A future Labour government in the UK would ban hydraulic
fracturing (fracking) in England, shadow energy secretary,
Barry Gardiner, said at a Labour conference in Liverpool 26
"Fracking locks us into an energy infrastructure that is
based on fossil fuels long after our country needs to have