HC Deb 28 April 1995 vol 258 c754W
Mr. Kaufman

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total cost, including cost of compilation, cost of production, cost of distribution, and all other costs, ofPrison Service News for April 1995.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

[holding answer 21 April 1995]: Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the Director General of the Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from B. Launders to Mr. Gerald Kaufman, dated 28 April 1995: The Home Secretary has asked me, in the absence of the Director General from the office, to reply to your recent Question about the cost of producing the April issue of Prison Service News. The total cost, including paper, colour separations, proofing, printing, distribution and staff wages was £9,913.70. Set against this cost was £2,373 of advertising revenue.