Dáil Éireann - Volume 602 - 12 May, 2005

Written Answers. - Fairtrade Products.

  115. Mr. Boyle asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the extent to which his Department sources Fairtrade products for use in same. [15820/05]

  Mr. O’Donoghue:I am aware of the Fairtrade campaign for securing fair deals for small producers of tea, coffee, fruit etc. in Third World countries through raising consumer awareness.

[785] However, as my Department has no canteen facilities of its own, the scope to source such products does not arise.