§ Ms Primarolo
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answer of 2 March 1994,Official Report, column 763, what was the total expenditure on press and public relations by (a) her Department, (b) The national health service management executive and its outposts and (c) health authorities in 1993–94; what was the estimated expenditure on press and public relations in 1993–94; and how much is projected to be spent in 1994–95 and 1995–96.
§ Mr. Sackville
Functions which are commonly associated with press and public relations for the Department of Health including the national health service executive are carried out by the Department's information division. Expenditure on manpower and running costs for 1993–94 was £1.897 million. This information is not yet available for health authorites.
Projections of expenditure for 1994–95 and 1995–96 are not available.