HC Deb 07 June 1921 vol 142 c1689
59. Mr. HURD

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what Departments of State have been given authority

Department. Annual cost of Publicity Staff, including clerks and typists. Duties.
National Savings Committee 300 (1) Preparation of the journal "Savings," which circulates solely among Savings Organisations.
(2) Writing of paragraphs and short articles for provincial papers.
Board of Trade 1,362 Dissemination of information as to trade conditions.
Ministry of Transport 700 Supply of information to writers and press representatives.
Ministry of Pensions 995 Supply of information to the press as to pension regulations, etc.
Disposal and Liquidation Commission. 2,180 Advertisement of sales of surplus stores, etc.
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. 1,000 Dissemination through the press of information as to improved methods and "latest developments of scientific and technical agriculture. It has been decided shortly to dispense with this service.
Ministry of Labour 1,836 Supply of information as to employment, training, etc., especially in the interests of ex-service men.
Ministry of Health 2,220 Publication of "Housing" propaganda in connection with the housing subsidy and the sale of Housing Bonds.
Chief Secretary's Office, Ireland 7,830 Supply of information regarding Irish affairs, etc.
War Office 1,380 Advertisement and publicity in regard to recruiting questions.