Robert Goodwill

Cyn Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Scarborough and Whitby


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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Robert Goodwill consistently voted against greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

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Major votes

  • On 19 Hyd 2022: Robert Goodwill Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Ban on Fracking for Shale Gas Bill Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2015: Robert Goodwill wedi pleidleisio against explicitly requiring an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2015: Robert Goodwill wedi pleidleisio not to ban the exploitation of unconventional petroleum for at least 18 months and not to require a review of the impact of such exploitation on climate change, the environment, the economy, and health and safety be carried out and published. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 16 Rha 2015: Robert Goodwill wedi pleidleisio approving definitions of “protected groundwater source areas” and “other protected areas" that prevent fracking in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes. Show vote
  • On 11 Chw 2015: Robert Goodwill wedi pleidleisio to require a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote

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