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MP supports ban on fracking in National Parks
21 December 2015
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has said that “the whole point” of the Commons vote on fracking last week was to prevent the activity in National Parks and other protected areas.
MP wins "important" new planning guidance
27 January 2015
The Government promised new planning guidance to "defend the interests of local authorities" after Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert moved an amendment in the Commons yesterday (Monday 26 January) to abolish the Planning Inspectorate.
MP calls for drilling compensation to property owners
10 December 2014
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has called for direct compensation to be paid to the owners of property affected by underground drilling for shale oil or gas.
MP criticises Celtique drilling plans appeal
21 October 2014
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has renewed his criticism of Celtique Energie's plans to drill between Kirdford and Wisborough Green and expressed the hope that the company loses its appeal against a refusal of planning permission.
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the Government's announcement this week (Monday 28 July) that fracking will not take place in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty save ‘in exceptional circumstances and where it can be demonstrated they are in the public interest'.
Responding to West Sussex County Council's decision to reject Celtique Energie's application to drill between Wisborough Green and Kirdford, Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert said:
MP asks Celtique to clarify drilling traffic
13 February 2014
Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has written to Celtique Energie asking the company to provide greater clarity on the impact of lorries and additional traffic at at their proposed drilling and exploration site between Wisborough Green and Kirdford.
MP raises concerns over location of exploratory drilling
28 October 2013
Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has raised concerns over the location of proposed exploratory drilling for oil or shale gas between Kirdford and Wisborough Green in his constituency.
MP enters fracking debate
22 July 2013
Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has stressed the importance of protecting the countryside if shale gas is extracted in West Sussex.
1 August 2014
"I pledge to work hard for everyone in the constituency, to stand up for local people, and to be a strong voice at Westminster for your concerns"