Michelle Donelan – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Michelle Donelan on 2016-04-14.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government has taken to ensure that local communities are consulted when planning applications for shale gas extraction sites are made.

James Wharton

Any local resident can make representations during a formal period of consultation before any planning application for shale exploration is determined.