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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-11
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Department for Energy and Climate Change remove filter
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Fracking more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the advance payment of £100,000 to local communities for every site fracked during exploratory fracking is voluntary or whether it is a condition of a licence being granted. more like this
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Lord Greaves more like this
star this property uin HL5652 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p>The shale gas industry has made a commitment to the Community Engagement Charter, co-ordinated by its representative body UK Onshore Oil and Gas, which includes a commitment to provide benefits to local communities at the exploration/appraisal stage of a minimum £100,000 per well site where hydraulic fracturing takes place.</p><p>The Infrastructure Act 2015 introduced a range of further requirements that must be met before an operator can carry out hydraulic fracturing. Once these provisions come into force, the Government will not issue a hydraulic fracturing consent unless satisfied that a scheme is in place to provide financial or other benefit for the local area.</p><p>A Sovereign Wealth Fund would ensure that revenues from shale gas and oil are put to good use. Proposals will be brought forward in the next Parliament.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T14:26:17.36Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T14:26:17.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Greaves more like this