HC Deb 09 January 1996 vol 269 cc105-6W
Mr. Malcolm Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the expenditure of his(a) Department, (b) agencies and (c) non-departmental public bodies on newspaper advertising by title for each year since 1990–91; and what estimate he has made for 1995–96 based on expenditure to date and existing plans. [6565]

Sir John Wheeler

Newspaper advertising expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office and its Departments and by agencies since 1990–91 is listed. An estimated outturn figure for 1995–96 is included. Information is not available by title. Expenditure by non-departmental public bodies is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

NI departments and NI office £ Agencies £
1990–91 3,024,220 210,055
1991–92 4,419,230 118,781
1992–93 3,972,001 255,500
1993–94 3,181,384 215,317
1994–95 2,777,464 205,508
1995–96 3,448,157 229,202

Figures for 1990–91 and 1992–93 do not include the Department of Health and Social Services as these are not available.

Figures for 1990–91 and 1991–92 include advertising other than newspaper advertising by part of the Department of Economic Development.

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