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Departments: Carbon Emissions

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what methodology is used by her Department to account for its carbon emissions. (140789)

The Department collects energy consumption data from its buildings. We also collect data on official air travel, taxi use and the use of personal vehicles for business purposes. These data will be used to calculate our total carbon emissions, using Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs guidance.