Saddleworth Moor and Tameside: Ongoing Fire

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:17 pm on 2nd July 2018.

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Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department 4:17 pm, 2nd July 2018

I defer to my right hon. Friend’s personal knowledge and his experience as a highly distinguished DEFRA Minister. I am certainly no expert in moorland management and I think we should listen to the experts on this. That comes back to the point I was making earlier about the need to learn lessons from incidents such as this.