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Departmental Energy

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the estimated (a) amount and (b) cost was of energy used in his Department and its agencies in each year since 1997; what proportion of the energy used was generated from renewable sources in each of those years; and if he will make a statement. (317201)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Tunbridge Wells (Greg Clark) on 1 April 2009, Official Report, column 1200W.

HM Treasury is committed to improving its environmental performance in the use of resources and to reducing its energy use year on year.

Detailed information on the Treasury Group's sustainable performance by building for the years in question were published in HM Treasury's Departmental Report for 2007-08 (Cm 7408). Updates on progress will be provided annually.