Thursday, 3 June 2021
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Climate Change Policy
228. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to ban the sale of peat-based compost similar to the planned ban in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30397/21]
I have no function in relation to the regulation of the sale of such products in Ireland.
The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform in the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has established, earlier this year, a multi-stakeholder Working Group to examine issues related to the use of peat moss in the Horticulture sector.