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Wood-burning Stoves: Air Pollution

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusions of the Air Quality Expert Group in its report Ultrafine Particles in the UK, published in July, that "emissions from some potentially important sources such as domestic wood burning are very poorly known".

Photo of Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lord Gardiner of Kimble The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Government recognises that there is a need for us to keep advancing and evolving our evidence base. As part of the Government’s Clean Air Strategy we have committed to continued investment in our evidence base to enable the most effective targeting of measures to improve public health and environmental outcomes.

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