§ Mr. Fisher
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will publish a table showing the amount spent in each of the last five years by his Department on(a) advertising in the press, (b) advertising on television and radio, (c) other advertising and promotion and (d) promotion videos and sound cassettes.
§ Mr. Curry
Expenditure by this Department in each of the last five years on advertising in the press, radio and television and other promotion is as follows: 383W
Advertising in the press (£) Advertising on television and radio (£) Other promotional material (£) 1985–86 29,000 Nil 656,000 1986–87 54,000 Nil 825,000 1987–88 12,000 Nil 693,000 1988–89 380,000 Nil 1,004,000 1989–90 116,000 Nil 2,385,000
The figures for other promotional material include videos produced as part of overall public information campaigns. Separate figures for production of these and sound cassettes could be produced only at disproportionate cost.