§ Mr. Fisher
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer 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.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
[holding answer 11 December 1990]: Expenditure by the Treasury on promotional advertising is as follows:
1988–89 (Actual) 1989–90 (Actual) 1990–91 (Budget/Provision) £49,310 £52,568 £52,800
1 Figures for 1986–87 and 1987–88 are not readily available and could be given only at disproportionate cost.
2None of the expenditure shown in the table is for television or radio advertising.