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Light Bulbs

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what proportion of light bulbs purchased by his Department in 2005 were of the compact fluorescent type. (98261)

The Department installs energy efficient lighting throughout its estate as a part of its strategy to achieve the energy targets set out in the framework for sustainable development in Government.

The percentage of compact fluorescent type lights purchased on the DTI estate represented 27 per cent. for the calendar year 2005.