HC Deb 11 December 1990 vol 182 cc339-40W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 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. Lennox-Boyd

Expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on advertising and other pro-motional material for the years 1985–86 to 1989–90 is as follows:

FCO Diplomatic Wing £ FCO ODA Wing £
1985–86 161,000 271,000
1986–87 336,000 228,000
1987–88 195,000 351,000
1988–89 289,000 330,000
1989–90 329,000 530,000

A disaggregation of these figures to identify the medium used is not available.

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