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Carbon Trust and Energy Saving Trust

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much funding from the public purse was provided to the (a) Carbon Trust and (b) Energy Saving Trust in each of the last five years. (255860)

Carbon Trust funding from the public purse, from 2003-04 to 2007-08, was as follows:

£

2003-04

59,770,000

2004-05

63,331,000

2005-06

71,838,000

2006-07

96,247,000

2007-08

1119,324,000

1 Includes £14,001,000 of accrued income—i.e. income payable to the Carbon Trust under arrangements for 2007-08, but disbursed in 2008-09 when funds were required.

This includes funding from BERR, DEFRA, and the Devolved Administrations.

Energy Saving Trust funding from the public purse, from 2003-04 to 2007-08, was as follows:

As published in the Energy Saving Trust Limited’s audited accounts

£000

Funding from public purse for the year ended 31 March

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

DEFRA

29,800

43,227

33,710

34,449

30,533

DfT

8,526

7,811

9,902

22,655

30,575

BERR/Dti

6,466

14,469

8,481

6,940

3,253

Scottish Government

10,149

8,358

6,082

7,676

6,328

Total

54,941

73,865

58,175

71,720

70,689