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Departmental Plants

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much his Department has spent on flowers in each of the last three years. (254870)

Over the last three financial years, this Department has spent the following on foliage via our contracted supplier, Plantforce, on its HQ Estate. It includes spend at Kingsgate House which is part occupied by DIUS.

Spend on foliage (£)

2006-07

23,865

2007-08

24,467

2008-09 (to date)

24,155

This spend includes all internal plant displays and maintenance, exterior maintenance and purchase of Christmas trees and Remembrance Day wreaths and flowers.