HC Deb 23 July 1996 vol 282 cc232-3W
Mr. Steen

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the agencies for which his Department is responsible indicating for each the costs incurred for printing(a) all publications and (b) the annual report in the last available year. [38669]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The information requested is given in the table. All costs are based on outturns for 1995–96.

Cost of printing publications 1995–96
Agency Cost of printing
All publications1 £ Annual report £
Scottish Prison Service 10,064 6,000
Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency 21,341 7,228
Historic Scotland 2479,316 9,753
Scottish Agricultural Science Agency 18,491 5,585
Scottish Office Pensions Agency 359,190 5,721
Student Awards Agency for Scotland 4121,896 4,032
Registers of Scotland 55,443 17,398
Scottish Record Office 6,000 2,007
Scottish Court Service 56,399 4n/a
1 Includes the cost of the annual report.
2 Includes the cost of printing guidebooks, events programmes, promotional leaflets, etc.
3 Includes the cost of information booklets.
4 Includes scheme literature and forms.
5 The Scottish Court Service became an agency on 1 April 1995 and therefore the cost of the first report (1995–96) will be incurred in 1996–97.

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