§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give separate figures for the spending by the Central Office of Information on(a) television advertising, (b) radio advertising, (c) newspaper advertising and (d) other promotion material in 1979–80 and in each following year; and what are his latest estimates for 1990–91 and budgets for 1991–92.
§ Mr. Maples
Figures for the Central Office of Information on(a) television advertising, (b) radio advertising, (c) newspaper advertising and (d) other promotional material for the years 1979–80 to 1985–86 were given in the answer at columns 240–42 on 25 November 1986. Figures for the years 1986–87 to 1988–89 were given in the answer at columns 167–68 on 13 March 1990. Figures for the years 1989–90 and 1990–91 are listed in the table below:
1989–90 11990–91 £000s £000s Television advertising 45,460 48,100 Radio advertising 2,770 1,800 Press advertising 40,880 39,800 Other promotional material 33,000 33,700 1 Estimate
Detailed decisions on estimated expenditure on advertising through the Central Office of Information on behalf of other Government Departments for 1991–92 are for departmental Ministers.