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Grant Shapps: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what the (a) energy rating and (b) energy band of each building occupied by his Department and its agencies was in each of the last five years. 
Chris Mole: The Department for Transport has 43 buildings that are required to report the energy rating under the Display Energy Certificate scheme introduced by the Department for Communities and Local Government in October 2008. The performance of the buildings covered under that scheme is shown in the table:
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether there has been any nugatory cost to his Department and its agencies on procurement under tender because the tender process had been cancelled prior to the award of the contract in the last 12 months. 
Chris Mole: There have been a very small number of instances during the last 12 months where tendering exercises have been cancelled prior to the award of the contract and thereby costs have been incurred with no contract awarded. For the Department for Transport, this would normally amount to the effort expended on the procurement exercise before its cancellation. The precise number and costs involved are not recorded.
The occasion where the Department has incurred nugatory costs was for the procurement of a fleet of new build diesel rolling stock which ceased in July, as it was superseded by the Government's announcement on rail electrification. The costs incurred for the use of external advisors was £1.6 million.
The Department has not reimbursed any supplier during the last 12 months for costs that they have incurred as a result of tendering for any contract advertised by the Department where the award process for that contract was subsequently cancelled.
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