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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department spent on carbon offsetting in each of the last three years; and to which companies payments for carbon offsetting have been made in each such year. (204097)

The Scotland Office forms part of the Ministry of Justice. The Scotland Office has not spent anything in relation to carbon offsetting in the last three years. However, the Scotland Office is committed to playing its full part in the Ministry of Justice’s Sustainable Action Plan, published on 14 March 2008. The plan included details of how it intends to achieve carbon neutral status by 2012, which will involve carbon emissions offsetting.