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Fairtrade Initiative

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 18 February 2008, Official Report, column 441W, on the Fair trade initiative, at what buildings fairtrade products are (a) provided and (b) not provided at official meetings and functions. (209030)

Fairtrade products are provided for official meetings and functions at 2 Marsham Street, the Home Office Headquarters building. We do not collate information centrally on the availability of Fairtrade goods at other buildings on the Home Office estate.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 18 February 2008, Official Report, column 441W, on the Fairtrade initiative, how much and what proportion of revenue from her Department’s staff catering facilities was accounted for by Fairtrade products in each of the last three financial years. (209031)

This information is not available. The Department does not receive information on revenue at its staff catering facilities as this is the responsibility of the catering suppliers.