HC Deb 15 March 1939 vol 345 c428W
Mr. Garro Jones

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the total amount of public expenditure incurred upon Press advertisements from all Departments in the last six months?

Sir J. Simon

The total amount spent by Government Departments on Press advertisements during the six months ended 31st December, 1938, was just under £100,000.