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Departments: Carbon Emissions

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Beckenham, of 25 July 2007, Official Report, column 1139W, on Departments: carbon emissions, how many individual flights were offset; and what proportion were outside the European Union. (157847)

Communities and Local Government offset carbon dioxide equivalent emissions from 1,460 individual flights undertaken during 2006-07. Of these, 9 per cent. were outside the European Union.