§ Mr. Reid
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland over the last five years, what was the number of feature films, public information shorts, and other film and audio-visual productions commissioned by the Scottish Office which were made by Scottish-registered and English-registered production companies respectively; and what was the total cash sum involved in each case.
§ Mr. William Ross
The total number of films, publicity shorts and other material made was 188. Scottish companies were responsible for 18 productions costing £22,185 and English companies for 170 productions costing £88,359.