§ Mr. Frank Allaun
asked the Secretary of State for Defence apart from Members of Parliament, to whom is the Defence White Paper issued free; how many copies of the pictorial version of the 1975 Defence White Paper were printed; how many copies were distributed to schools, colleges, universities and careers offices; how many copies of the Price of Peace 654W version of the 1975 Defence White Paper were printed; and how many copies were issued to local political parties.
§ Mr. Mason
The Statement on the Defence Estimates is on sale at HMSO and is not distributed free except for official use.
Of the 35,000 copies of the Defence Pamphlet printed, 2,900 copies were supplied to the Department of Education for distribution to schools and 8,000 were distributed to the Service Directorates of Recruiting.
7,000 copies of "Our Contribution to the Price of Peace" were printed and approximately 700 were sent to local political parties.