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Peat Bogs: Controlled Burning

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 26825, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2020 to Question 19781 on Peat Bogs: Fires, what his timescale is for assessing the potential merits of legislative proposals.

Answered on

17 March 2020

Our intention has always been to legislate if a voluntary approach failed to deliver. We are currently considering the next steps.