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Departmental Paper

Volume 506: debated on Thursday 4 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what (a) suppliers and (b) brands of (i) paper and (ii) paper products his Department uses; and what his Department’s policy is on the procurement of those materials. (320026)

The Scotland Office participates in a contract, let by the Scottish Government, which prescribes the purchase of paper, and paper products, from recycled sources.

(a) Through this contract, the Scotland Office has both its paper and paper products supplied by Lyreco, with additional ad hoc purchases made through Banner Business Supplies, RR Donnelly and Piccolo Press.

(b) Brands of paper and paper products used by the Scotland Office are Impega, Evolve, Pukka, Black N Red, Sinclair, Avery, Collins, Elba, Xerox, Banner, Kleenex and Scott Performance.