HC Deb 11 December 1990 vol 182 cc395-6W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment 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. Jackson

The amount spent in each of the last five years by my Department is as follows:

Press advertising £ million Television and radio advertising £ million Other advertising and promotion £ million
1985–86 n/a n/a n/a
1986–87 9.7 25.4 16.2
1987–88 7.5 20.9 14.4
1988–89 7.7 14.8 13.7
1989–90 7.8 8.1 14.2

Figures for press, television and radio and other advertising and promotion are not available separately for 1985–86.

Figures for the amount spent on promotional videos and sound cassettes are included in the "other advertising and promotion category" and could be separated out only at disproportionate cost.

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