HC Deb 11 December 1990 vol 182 c355W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department 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. Kenneth Baker

Figures for expenditure on advertising and other promotional material for the years from 1986–87 to 1990–91 are as follows:

Year Total advertising expenditure (all media) £ million Production and distribution of other promotional material £ million
1986–87 5.0 1.4
1987–88 4.7 2.1
1988–89 5.4 2.8
1989–90 5.5 3.7
1990–911 8.4 4.2
1 Provisional.

It would not be possible to provide more detailed information on advertising expenditure except at disproportionate cost.