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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 13 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence 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. (204099)

Since 2006, the MOD has offset non-operational official and ministerial flights, booked through the Head Office Travel Service, through the Government’s Carbon Offsetting Fund (GCOF) managed by EEA Fund Management. For the year 2006-07, the MOD paid the total offsetting cost of £180,599.38 to the GCOF.