§ Mr. Michael Brown
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the purpose of Employment News produced by his Department; how many people it employs; to whom it is distributed; and what is the total cost to public funds per annum.
§ Mr. Mayhew
Employment News provides information about current employment matters and is produced by two staff who also have other duties occupying half of their time. 108,000 copies are distributed on request only, to companies, unions, employers associations and others at a total cost, currently of £89,154 per annum.