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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what estimate he has made of the total carbon emission from his Department's buildings in each year since 1997. (89550)

A complete answer cannot be provided as validated carbon emission information is only available from 1999. The following figures are based on kilograms of carbon emitted per square metre of lettable area in our HQ buildings.

kgC/m2

1999-2000

28

2000-01

30

2001-02

29

2002-03

28

2003-04

32

2004-05

31

Note:

These figures exclude carbon emissions from road vehicles used for Government administrative operations as this information is not held.