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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of carbon dioxide emissions from his Department's estate (a) in total and (b) per full-time equivalent member of staff in (i) 2006-07 and (ii) 2007-08. (276133)

I can confirm the actual carbon emissions for the DEFRA office estate and carbon emissions per full-time equivalent member of DEFRA staff, for years 2006-07 and 2007-08 are presented in the following table.

CO2 emissions from DEFRA offices (kgCO2)

Staff in post

CO2 emissions per FTE

2006-07

16,150,226

9232

1749

2007-08

15,530,269

8171

1901