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House of Lords: Water

Volume 688: debated on Tuesday 16 January 2007

asked the Chairman of Committees:

How many bottles of water were purchased by the House of Lords during the past three years. [HL1305]

Bottled water purchased by the House of Lords is sold for profit in the House's refreshment outlets and provided free of charge in committee and meeting rooms. Water sold in the refreshment outlets is available in 33c1 and 75cl bottles. Water provided in committee and meeting rooms is available in 75cl bottles.

The number of bottles purchased during the past three years is as follows:

For sale in refreshment outlets

Provided free of charge in committee and meeting rooms

TOTAL

33cl

75cl

75cl

33cl + 75cl

2004

2280

23700

9360

35340

2005

1776

19500

9768

31044

2006

2424

19020

9360

30804