§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the latest figure for the estimated expenditure by his Department on press and public relations for(a) 1987–88 and (b) 1988–89.
§ Mr. Moore
[holding answer 17 December 1987] My Department has no section which can be separately identified as public relations. Functions which are commonly associated with public relations are carried out by the Department's information division.
Estimates for the year 1987–88 are as follows:
£ Advertising and other paid publicity activities 28,800,000 Manpower 994,000 Estimates for the year 1988–89 are as follows: Advertising and other paid publicity activities 18,000,000 Manpower 1,133,696