HC Deb 10 November 1942 vol 383 c2315W
Lieut.-Colonel Macnamara

asked the Secretary of State for Air, whether, in order to save coal and its transportation, he will authorise units to use peat where suitable in districts where there is a local abundance of it, such as in moorland districts of, the United Kingdom and in Northern Ireland?

Sir A. Sinclair

Instructions have already been issued authorising and encouraging the use of peat in districts where this fuel is readily available.