Briefing: Swift Read: NPPF change on fracking – implications for local government?

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
September 2, 2019
John Hart LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • change to NPPF re fracking
  • court ruling
  • remaining guidance
Economy and Regeneration, Sustainability and Environmental issues
Related briefings


Update on Fracking



The government has changed part of the National Planning Policy Framework relating to fracking following a defeat in the courts. This briefing outlines the implications of this change for planners and other local government professionals of this ruling.

Subscriber content

Some of our content is only available to members and officers in LGiU member organisations. Check if your organisation is a member.

Please sign in with your email address below and we'll check your email address against our list of registered members, or send you an invoice later. See our briefings terms and conditions.

Important: by signing in here, you agree to be invoiced for access if your organisation isn't already a subscriber