HC Deb 25 October 1976 vol 918 cc61-2W
Mr. Moonman

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentages and totals of his advertising budget were allocated to weekly periodicals and the Labour Weekly in particular, at 31st December 1975 and to 30th June 1976.

Mr. Deakins

The Department's advertising budget for the year ending 31st December 1975 was £773,000, and 15 per cent.—£112,500—was allocated to weekly periodicals. In the six months to 30th June 1976, the advertising budget has been £426,500, of which 39 per cent., or £167,000, was allocated to weekly periodicals. There has been no advertising inLabour Weekly.