Peatlands - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:16 am on 22 February 2024.

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Photo of Lord Blunkett Lord Blunkett Labour 11:16, 22 February 2024

My Lords, I did not intend to intervene but in view of the answers I am bound to ask the Minister whether, in a consensual and non-divisive way, he would mind approaching the Duke of Rutland to ask him not to continue burn-off in the south Pennines, which is clearly damaging not just the peat bogs but the general environment, including the atmosphere in my city of Sheffield?