§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer of 14 February,Official Report, columns 553–54, how many copies of the booklet "The European Community: Facts and Fairytales" were published; what was the budgeted and the actual cost; and how many copies were requested by members of the public.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
Some 35,000 copies of the booklet "The European Community: Facts and Fairytales" have been printed. The budgeted cost was £11,500. The total cost was £12,498. The initial distribution was 10,000 copies. Since then, a further 23,500 copies have been requested, mainly by Members of Parliament, United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament, trade associations, chambers of commerce, consumer organisations and individual members of the public.