HC Deb 19 April 1995 vol 258 c136W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many metres of mahogany or products containing it her Department has bought in the last five years; and if she will list the purposes and the costs. [19843]

Mr. Sackville

The information is not available. However, the Department's policy is not to purchase mahogany or other tropical hardwoods. Specifications for the purchase of relevant items are written to exclude the use of these materials.