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Christmas

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Christmas trees were purchased by his Department in each of the last five years; what the cost was of those trees in each year; from where the trees were sourced; what account was taken of the sustainability of the sources of the trees; and by what process the trees were disposed of. (305632)

The Scotland Office do not set aside a specific budget for Christmas trees and the costs are not separately identifiable. All the trees came from sustainable sources and are recycled into green compost.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department has budgeted for Christmas trees in 2009. (306692)