Nia Griffith

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Llanelli

@NiaGriffithMP https://facebook.com/Nia-Griffith-MP-154165864657660

Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas

Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.

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Nia Griffith generally voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

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Major votes

  • On 19 Hyd 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio amending the Parliamentary timetable to make time for a new bill on a ban on fracking for shale gas. Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2015: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to explicitly require an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 16 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio rejecting definitions of “protected groundwater source areas” and “other protected areas" that needed to approved to allow fracking in other areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Chw 2015: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote

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