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Departmental Emissions

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent estimate he has made of the carbon emissions of his Department; what commitment he has made to reducing such emissions; and if he will make a statement. (81053)

On 12 June Government launched new targets for sustainable operations on the Government estate, including ones to reduce carbon emissions. The Department for Transport is currently assessing its position against these targets and will publish performance data in due course.

Our performance in respect of the 2004-05 financial year can be found in the Sustainable Development Commission’s report “Leading by example?”.