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Wood-burning Stoves: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 102535, tabled on 12 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to Climate Change Committee’s UK Health Expert Advisory Group’s report entitled Sustainable Health Equity: Achieving a Net Zero UK, published on 6 November 2020, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of the (a) recommendation to set a target date to eliminate home installations of wood burning and gas stoves, prioritising elimination in urban areas and (b) other recommendations in that report.

Answered on

20 January 2022

The Government Response to the Committee on Climate Change’s 2020 ‘Progress Report to Parliament' sets out the further action we are taking across all sectors of the economy to reduce emissions and deliver net zero.