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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 479: debated on Monday 29 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will provide a breakdown by source of the level of carbon dioxide emissions from his Department’s (a) agencies and (b) arm’s length bodies in each of the last five years. (223449)

[holding answer 10 September 2008]: A breakdown of the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (collation of the core department and its Executive agencies) level of carbon dioxide emissions has been provided through the annual Sustainable Development in Government report, published annually by the Sustainable Development Commission.

The Department does not collect this information for its arms length bodies.