HC Deb 10 December 1997 vol 302 c578W
Fiona Mactaggart

To ask the Attorney-General what was the aggregate amount spent by his Department and its agencies during 1996–97 on(a) advertising, (b) public relations, (c) promotions, (d) public information campaigns, (e) press and information services and (f) market research and opinion polls. [19164]

The Attorney-General

During 1996–97 my departments and agencies (namely the Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers, the Treasury Solicitor's Department, the Government Property Lawyers Agency, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office) spent the following amounts under the heads described:

  1. (a) £3,037
  2. (b) £4,818
  3. (c) £189,169
  4. (d) Nil
  5. (e) £21,218
  6. (f) £458

The figures at (a) do not include advertising costs associated with recruitment to fill particular posts.