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Television

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many plasma television screens have been purchased by his Department, since its creation; and how many such screens have been purchased by its agencies in the last 24 months. (191079)

The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) was created by the Prime Minister on 28 June 2007.

DIUS has purchased eight plasma screens for use at its London and Sheffield offices.

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO) has purchased three plasma screen TVs in the last 24 months. Other than purchases for the purpose of testing under the RoHS regulations, the National Weights and Measures Laboratory (NWML) has not purchased any plasma TV screens in the last 24 months.