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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 494: debated on Monday 22 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate he has made of the volume of carbon dioxide emissions from offices in his Department in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08 (i) in total and (ii) per full-time equivalent member of staff. (280963)

The Department for Transport reports its carbon dioxide emissions from offices figures through the annual Sustainable Development in Government (SDiG) report. The figures for 2006-07 and 2007-08 are as follows:

Carbon dioxide from offices

Tonnes

Total

Per FTE1

2006-07

24,326

1.239

2007-08

26,098

1.395

1 FTE stands for ‘full time equivalent’ (member of staff).