To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to reduce the scope for flexibility in appliance emissions testing procedures for particulate matter from wood burning stoves.
16 December 2021
In Smoke Control Areas an appliance needs to be exempt to burn unauthorised fuels, based on a standardised protocol.
From January 2022, only Ecodesign-compliant stoves will be able to enter the market for sale across the country. The UK is working with industry to consider the effectiveness of testing procedures under Ecodesign.