Fracking:Written question - 223603

(Thirsk and Malton)
Asked on: 05 February 2015
Department for Energy and Climate Change
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which regulator regulates the activities of all regulators for fracking activities.
Answered by: Matthew Hancock
Answered on: 23 February 2015

Each regulator is accountable to parliament as an agency or public body and we aim not to duplicate those mechanisms.

DECC has the policy lead. It works closely with regulators and industry to ensure that regulation is as efficient as possible whilst remaining robust to safeguard public safety and protect the environment.

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