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Departmental Energy

Volume 506: debated on Monday 1 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps his Department plans to take to participate in the Earth Hour event on 27 March 2010. (319096)

The Department for International Development (DFID) will participate in the Earth Hour event, and take action to ensure that all non-essential lighting in our UK offices is turned off during this time. We will also be actively encouraging our overseas offices to take whatever action they can, depending on local circumstances.