HC Deb 14 July 1998 vol 316 c113W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what are the annual revenue account costs of the British Library's new public affairs directorate. [40132]

Mr. Fisher

The Public Affairs Directorate was established in 1996 with staff from existing resources. Annual revenue costs of the Directorate in 1997–98 were:

Income from sales and donations 2,158,972
Expenditure 3,510,157
Net Expenditure 1,351,185