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Departmental Water

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate he has made of water consumption on his Department's office estate in (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07, (i) in total and (ii) per full-time equivalent member of staff. (280930)

In 2005-06 the total water usage for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office UK office estate was 55,153 cubic metres equating to 13.7 cubic metres per full-time equivalent member of staff (FTE). In 2006-07 total water usage for the UK office estate was 62,409 cubic metres equating to 16.3 per FTE.