§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many press releases have been issued by himself, his Minister of State and each of his Parliamentary Under-Secretaries, from May 1989 to the present date.
§ Mr. Rifkind
The total number of news releases issued by the Scottish Information Office in the period 1 May 1989 to 31 May 1990 covering the activities of myself and my ministerial colleagues was 1,286. The number issued on behalf of each Minister was as follows: 735W
Number Secretary of State for Scotland 307 Minister of State (Commons) 336 Minister of State (Lords) 118 Minister for Home Affairs and the Environment 284 Minister for Health and Sport 241