HC Deb 11 December 1990 vol 182 cc332-3W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales 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 arid radio, (c) other advertising and promotion and (d) promotion videos and sound cassettes.

Mr. David Hunt

Welsh Office expenditure on advertising and other promotional activity for the past five financial years is shown in the following table:

Year Press advertising £ Television advertising £ Other advertising advertising and promotion £
1985–86 31,000 Nil 92,000
1986–87 49,000 27,000 331,000
1987–88 191,000 39,000 615,000
1988–89 112,000 64,000 1,105,000
1989–90 354,000 57,000 1,758,000

Expenditure for promotion videos and sound cassettes is contained within the amounts given for other advertising and promotion as records do not allow these elements to be quantified separately.