HC Deb 12 December 1985 vol 88 cc710-1W
Mr. Michie

asked the Prime Minister how much material was produced in the years 1983 to 1985 for publicity purposes for the armed forces; and how much was the cost in each year.

The Prime Minister

Total expenditure from the defence public relations budget on written publicity material for the armed forces amounted to £87,400 in 1983–84 and £121,200 in 1984–85. Among the major items produced in these years were the following:

item Amount(£)
Leaflets for Her Majesty's Ships *46,700
Posters for Beating the Retreat †5,500
Exercise Lionheart booklet †14,600
British Army Brochure †8,900
* 1983–84