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Construction: Sustainable Development

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with (a) the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, (b) the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and (c) the Director of the Office of Government Commerce on sustainable procurement in the building construction sector. (136407)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and DEFRA Ministers have held discussions with many colleagues from other Departments, including DTI, CLG and OGC, on topics such as sustainable procurement in the building construction sector, as part of the wider discussions on combating climate change.