HC Deb 11 February 1997 vol 290 cc128-9W
Mr. Milburn

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was his Department's expenditure on staff employed full-time or part-time to provide (a) publicity and (b) work on domestic press and media for inward investment in each year since 1979–80. [15367]

Mr. Greg Knight

Publicity in respect of inward investment is carried out by staff in various parts of the Department such as the Invest in Britain Bureau, information division and sector divisions but records are not kept at the level of detail required to provide the information requested.