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EU Emissions Trading Scheme

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the total cost of (a) administrating and (b) buying allocations for each prison included in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme was in its first year of operation. (82739)

Only the Garth/Wymott prison complex currently comes within the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. The cost to the prison service during the first year of operation was £8,500 and no carbon certificates were bought.