Fracking On Private Land To Be Permitted In Queen’s Speech – Leak – 1 June 2014

RT logoAn infrastructure and competitiveness bill to be announced in the Queen’s speech on Wednesday will change trespassing laws, allowing shale gas exploration firms to drill on private land without requiring the permission of the owner, UK media report.

The Queens speech marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and sets the proposed government agenda for the session, which will run from June 4. On Sunday, British media started leaking the contents of this year’s address, its topics varying from fracking to a “radical shake-up of workplace pensions.”

Fracking

The fracking bill will allow companies to drill on private property without asking permission through reform of trespassing laws, according to ITV.

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