HC Deb 15 March 1999 vol 327 c448W
Mr. Don Foster

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 14 January 1999,Official Report, column 232, if he will list the expenditure not included in his answer incurred (a) by task forces and review bodies, (b) by focus groups, (c) on market research and (d) for publications and publicity; and if he will list the bodies which incurred the expenditure. [71023]

Mr. Dewar

[holding answer 15 February 1999]: A total of £14,000 was spent on market research and £25,000 on publications and publicity. The expenditure was incurred by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (Parents Focus Group); the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department (Rural Water Review); and the Scottish Office Department of Health (Acute Services Review).