§ Mr. Peter Bruinvels
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give (a) the cost of printing and publishing Hansard in 1984–85. 1983–84, 1982–83 and 1981–82, respectively, and (b) the corresponding revenue from sales, other than supplies to Parliament, Government Departments and public bodies, in each year.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The following is the information:
£000 Cost Revenue 1984–85 7,765 1,039 1983–84 7,892 816 1982–83 8,435 850 1981–82 7,870 646
Note: Some public bodies maintain retail accounts with Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the value of such business could only be identified and excluded from the figures shown at disproportionate cost.