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Energy: Conservation

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what estimate he has made of the number of people employed in green industries in the UK. (266633)

I have been asked to reply.

Independent consultants commissioned by DBERR estimate that there were 881,300 people employed in the low carbon and environmental goods and services sector in the UK during 2007-08.

The full report is available on the BERR website.