HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 cc46-7W
Mr. Mackinlay

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost of advertising for recruits to the Royal Navy by way of advertisement in the teenagers' magazine "Fast Forward" was in(a) 1992, (b) 1993 and (c) 1994; and how many times the advertisement will appear in this or comparable magazines during the forthcoming year.

Mr Soames

Expenditure on Royal Navy recruitment advertising in the magazine "Fast Forward" was £23,506 in financial year 1992–93 and £28,377 in 1993–94. While no further advertisements are planned for the "Fast Forward" publication this year, it is intended to place around 50 advertisements in a range of comparable magazines.