HC Deb 02 March 1994 vol 238 cc736-7W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 16 February, Official Report, columns801–3, what was the budgeted and actual cost of each public information campaign listed.

Mr. Howard

The cost of phases of campaigns completed so far this financial year was:

Electoral Registration (TV) 620,000
Smoke Alarm Installation (TV) Crime Prevention (TV, radio, press, posters, 1,020,000
promotions) 3,459,443
Special Constables Recruitment (press, posters) 800,000
Police Graduate Recruitment (press) 119,889
Passport Renewal (press) 70,000

The actual cost of those campaigns was as budgeted.

Further phases of car crime prevention and smoke alarms advertising are currently running at a budgeted cost of £1,820,842 and £1,000,000 respectively.