(2) what her Department's policy is on the selection of (a) real and (b) artificial Christmas trees for her Department's festive decorations; and how real trees are disposed of.
Communities and Local Government provides a real Christmas tree in the reception of its three HQ buildings. The trees are sustainably sourced, whereby for each tree harvested, another is planted. These are decorated using ultra-energy-efficient LED lights. The trees are disposed of sustainably by conversion to wood chips for composting and mulching.