HC Deb 25 April 1989 vol 151 c485W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many press releases have been issued by himself, his Minister of State and each of his Parliamentary Under-Secretaries since June 1987.

Mr. Rifkind

The total number of news releases issued by the Scottish Information Office in the period 1 June 1987 to 31 March 1989 covering the activities of myself and my ministerial colleagues was 2,078. The number issued on behalf of each Minister was as follows:

Secretary of State for Scotland 561
Minister of State (Commons) 426
Minister of State (Lords) 238
Minister for Home Affairs and the Environment 331
Minister for Education and Health 522