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Departmental Stationery

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department spent on the purchase of (a) recycled office supplies in the last 12 months and (b) printer ink cartridges in each of the last five years. (274200)

Departmental spend on recycled office supplies and printer ink cartridges in each of the last five years is:

£

Period

Supplies

Cartridges

2004-05

101,826

2005-06

88,158

2006-07

206,774

47,930

2007-08

205,680

6,587

2008-09

277,888

7,851

The increase over time in expenditure on recycled office supplies is due largely to a move to the use of recycled paper.