What did the UK government declare in 2013?
In 2013, the government declare a progression of huge proposal to bring “economic incentivization at different scale of governance (for onshore shale gas exploration companies, councils, and affected site communities)” these included tax cuts, introduction of new regulatory body, low business fare local councils and proposed community benefit hosting communities and regarding to the public participation in the UK shale gas development strategy and regulation a duration of public consultation is considered to be the accurate procedure.
The assessment receives from the consultation educates the government decision making process. The currently published consultation document shale wealth fund (SWF), state that local population should have greater influence in decisions which affect them “the government believes in empowering the local people, and wants to see communities and individual have greater control of the decisions, assets, and services which affect them”  In the SWF consultation document it is clearly stated that resident will acquire the advantages of the shale gas production and authority upon the policy of economic achievements from the shale developments “The government is committed to ensuring that local communities are fully involved in planning decisions that affect them: any shale applications – whether decided by councils or government. We are now setting out to ensure that the right framework is in place for households, communities and regions that host shale gas to benefit directly from a share of the revenues and tax that come from shale production”.