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Departmental Air Travel

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Rochford and Southend, East of 6 October 2008, Official Report, column 477W, on departmental carbon emissions, what the figures for (a) domestic, (b) short-haul and (c) long-haul air travel for 2007-08 are. (271934)

The Department for Transport's contribution to the Government Carbon Offsetting Fund for 2007-08 was based on the following mileage: (a) domestic 694,279 miles, (b) short-haul 821,645 miles, and (c) long-haul 1,940,261 miles.