HC Deb 12 July 2001 vol 371 cc626-7W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her estimate is of the total cost of(a) design, (b) stationery, (c) new name plaques and (d) other costs of the naming of her Department; and if she will make a statement. [3032]

Mr. Morley

[holding answer 10 July 2001]: Our records currently show the following expenditure as being related to the naming of the New Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

(a) Design Conceptual design and graphics 4,200
(b) Stationery Print-related expenditure 21,804
(c) New name plaques New name plaques 4,763
(d) Miscellaneous Production, installation of signage and photographic charges 1,977
Forms control costs (including software) 950
The preparation of designs, graphics manufacture and the production of signage with alternative departmental names, which were not chosen. 14,798


All expenditure is in sterling and exclusive of VAT.