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PE1945 : Ban the extraction and use of peat for horticulture and all growing media by 2023

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to place a legal ban on the extraction of peat, peat imports, exports, and sales in order to protect peatlands both in Scotland and worldwide.

Petitioner: Elizabeth Otway

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 11 July 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing178.3KB pdf posted 01 September 2022

Written Submissions

PE1945/A: Scottish Government submission of 12 August 2022 69.2KB pdf posted 29 August 2022