HC Deb 18 January 1988 vol 125 c467W
Mr. Chapman

To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, as representing the Church Commissioners, what was the cost to the Church Commissioners of publishingCrockford's Clerical Directory for 1985–86; and what is the anticipated cost for the 90th edition, relating to 1987–88.

Mr. Alison

Production costs are shared by the Church Commissioners and the Central Board of Finance. The 1985–86 directory cost £82,000 and revenue from sales and advertising was £96,000. The cost of the 1987–88 edition is expected to be about £80,000 and sales should exceed this.