HC Deb 22 March 2001 vol 365 cc297-8W
Mr. Lansley

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the television, newspaper and radio advertising and other promotional campaigns conducted by(a) his Department, (b) its agencies and (c) its departmental public bodies, in each of the past five years, showing for each the expenditure incurred by his Department; and if he will make statement [153408]

Dr. Moonie

[holding answer 12 March 2001]This information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. Iam therefore unable to provide a substantive answer in accordance with Exemption 9 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information.

However, a breakdown of the Ministry of Defence's public relations' expenditure is published in the annual Departmental Performance Report. broken down into

categories of RN, Army, RAF and civilian recruitment, public relations, marketing and business support services, Chief of public relations, sales promotion, scholarships and National Employers' Liaison Committee.