HC Deb 30 April 1991 vol 190 cc104-5W
11. Mr. Dobson

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give separate figures for the spending by the Training Agency or Manpower Services Commission on(a) television advertising, (b) radio advertising, (c) newspaper advertising and (d) other promotional material in 1979–80 and in each following year; and what are his latest estimates for 1990–91 and budgets for 1991–92.

Mr. Jackson

The information requested is given in the table.

TV (£) Radio (£) Press (£) Other (£) Total (£)
1990–91 6,115,000 3,764,000 11,269,000 21,148,000

The total budget for 1991–92 excluding HSE and ACAS is £17.4 million. Detailed decisions on allocation by media as requested have not yet been taken.

From 1991–92, and following the abolition of the Training Agency in November 1990, the Department's advertising and publicity budget, excluding HSE and ACAS, is to be held centrally.

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