To ask the Secretary of State for Transport
(1) whether her Department has switched its (a) gas or (b) electricity supplier in any of the last 10 years;
(2) which energy supplier supplies her Department with (a) gas and (b) electricity;
(3) how much her Department has spent on its (a) gas and (b) electricity bills in each of the last 10 years.
The Department for Transport procures 95% of its gas and electricity from suppliers on the Government Procurement Services (GPS) Framework for Energy. The table below shows the GPS energy suppliers that supply the Department with its (a) gas, (b) electricity, and (c) utilities (where we are unable to identify if this is gas or electricity spend). In addition, the table shows spend on some legacy contracts not placed via the Framework for Energy (or its predecessors). The Department will switch from these legacy contracts to GPS suppliers) as soon as possible.
|Corona Energy||Legacy Contracts||Total|
|EDF Energy||British Gas||Legacy Contracts||Total|
|EDF Energy/British Gas||Corona Energy||Legacy Contract||Total|
The Department does not hold information prior to 2007.
(1) The figure for electricity spend in 2007/08 does not include Highways Agency expenditure for the Roads Programme, which is included in the answers for 2008/09-2010/11.