§ Mr. Barnes
To ask the President of the Council what is her Department's policy regarding the recycling of information technology equipment within her Department and relevant agencies and to other government departments or agencies; and what arrangements have been made in this respect. 
§ Mrs. Ann Taylor
My Department's policy for the recycling and disposal of information technology equipment is to determine the most cost effective option. Consideration is given to retention for spares, or sale to staff or to commercial or charitable organisations. I am not responsible for any agencies.