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Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 17th October 2005.

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Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Opposition Whip (Commons), Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Liberal Democrat Whip

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of (a) copying paper and (b) paper for printed publications used by the Department in (i) 2003–04 and (ii) 2004–05 was from recycled sources; and how much post-consumer waste this paper contained.

Photo of James Purnell James Purnell Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Media and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport

The information requested is as follows:

(a) 2003–04—100 per cent.; 2004–05—100 per cent.

(b) All the Department's printed materials during 2003–04 and 2004–05 were produced on Revive Silk or Revive Matt. Revive Silk contains 75 per cent. de ink post consumer waste, the balance being mill waste. Revive matt contains 100 per cent. de ink post consumer waste. Both papers exceed the targets set by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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