HC Deb 05 April 1995 vol 257 cc1224-5W
Mrs. Ann Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list, for 1992–93 and 1993–94, separate figures for the spending by his Department on(a) television advertising, (b) radio advertising, (c) newspaper advertising, (d) other promotion materials and activities, (e) the totals in each year of (a) to (d) and (f) the proportion of (e) that was spent on recruitment advertising; and what are his latest estimates for the years 1994–95 and 1995–96. [17611]

Mr. Hague

The available information for expenditure by this Department, other than that incurred by the Department's agencies and other non-departmental public bodies, is as follows:

1992–93 £ 1993–94 £
(a) TV Advertising 1,355,000 2,486,000
(b) Radio Advertising 322,000 Nil
(c) Press Advertising 2,194,168 2,510,139
(d) Other Promotional Activities 9,204,000 7,723,000
(e) 13,075,168 12,719,139
(f) 0.5 per cent. 0.2 per cent.
1994–95 estimates 1995–96 estimates
All advertising including recruitment advertising 7,924,752 7,815,000
Proportion for recruitment 1 per cent. Estimate not available