§ Mr. Leighton
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the cost of his present publicity campaign in the schools against vandalism.
§ Mr. Butcher
In March 1989, the Department launched the video "Schoolwatch". Total costs to the Department, up to the end of June 1989, to make, distribute and market the video were £75,600. Municipal Mutual Insurance contributed a further £40,000 to this joint venture.
There is an additional ongoing cost to the Department in meeting the cost of CFL Vision making the video available to borrowers on a free loan basis. To the end of June 1989 the cost of financing free borrowings of the video was £6,300.
On 6 July 1989, Building Bulletin 69 "Crime prevention in schools: specification, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems" was published by HMSO. The cost to the Department of buying in copies to distribute to local education authorities is £2,100.