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Carbon Emissions

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission if the House of Commons Commission will adopt a policy of carbon neutrality; and if he will make a statement. (145048)

The Parliamentary Estate Energy and Water Saving Policy is reviewed every two years and is next due for review later this year. The latest government sustainability targets which included the target, ‘Central Government’s office estate to be carbon neutral by 2012’, were announced in June 2006 and will be considered when making the review.