HC Deb 31 October 1955 vol 545 cc66-7W
85. Major Legge-Bourke

asked the Secretary for Foreign Affairs why his Department requested the Central Office of Information to undertake distribution of posters and leaflets produced by the United Nations Association; the purpose of this distribution; and the cost to public funds.

Mr. Turton

The purpose of the distribution, which takes place annually on United Nations Day, is to bring before the British public the aims and achievements of the United Nations. The leaflet was prepared by the Central Office of Information and the poster by the United Nations. The total cost to public funds was £960.