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Departmental Paper

Volume 506: debated on Thursday 4 March 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what (a) suppliers and (b) brands of (i) paper and (ii) paper products (A) her Department and (B) the Prime Minister’s Office uses; and what the policy is of each on the procurement of those materials. (320035)

The Prime Minister’s Office is an integral part of the Cabinet Office.

Office Depot supplies the Cabinet Office with its paper and paper products.

The majority of the Department’s paper usage relates to photocopying and printing, for which Evolve Everyday A4 and A3 80 gsm copier paper is used. These products are 100 per cent. recycled.

The paper for photocopying and printing is ordered centrally; other types of paper products can be bought as required by nominated individuals.