Barbecues

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 23rd May 2019.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the (a) level of and (b) type of toxins released as a result of domestic barbecues as part of his Department's consultation on cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood in England; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The consultation on cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood relates to indoor burning only, and does not refer to barbecues. We have therefore not completed a comparative assessment of the level of and type of toxins released as a result of domestic barbecues.

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