HC Deb 10 December 2003 vol 415 c519W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether it is the policy of his Department to use fair trade products, as a matter of course, in(a) sales on Departmental premises and (b) receptions and meetings involving staff and visitors. [142807]

Mr. McNulty

The Department's catering contracts have required provision of Fair-Trade beverages since 1999. Fair-Trade tea and coffee is available for staff to purchase from the staff restaurant or to choose when providing hospitality catering for receptions and meetings.