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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate he has made of the volume of carbon dioxide emissions arising from road-based transport of administrative operations by his Department in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08 (i) in total and (ii) per full-time equivalent member of staff. (281011)

The Department for Transport's estimates for carbon emissions arising from road transport amount to 11,116.5 tonnes of CO2 in 2006-07, and to 9,784.4 tonnes in 2007-08. This equates to 0.604 tonnes per full-time equivalent member of staff in 2006-07, and 0.514 tonnes in 2007-08.