HC Deb 10 June 2002 vol 386 cc926-7W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will list the newspapers subscribed to(a) Monday to Saturday and (b) on Sunday by her Department, stating for each subscription (i) the number of copies taken, and (ii) the annual cost. [52821]

Mr. Morley

[holding answer 26 April 2002]: Centrally managed newspaper subscriptions for the HQ divisions of DEFRA cost £25,212.94 for the financial year 2001–02. The newspaper titles are shown in the table.

DEFRA regional service centres and agencies undertake local purchasing of newspapers. The information relating to this expenditure is not held centrally and could be obtained only at a disproportionate cost.

Newspaper title Daily1 Sunday
The Business 2
Derby Evening Telegraph 5
The Express (Monday-Friday) 30
The Express (Saturday) 3
Daily Mail (Monday-Friday) 50
Daily Mail (Saturday) 4
Daily Mirror (Monday-Friday) 40
Daily Mirror (Saturday) 3
Daily Star (Monday-Friday) 15
Daily Star (Saturday) 2
Daily Telegraph (Monday-Friday) 80
Daily Telegraph (Saturday) 3

Newspaper title Daily1 Sunday
Evening Standard2 45
Financial Times (Monday-Friday) 240
Financial Times (Saturday) 10
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 5
Glasgow Herald 5
Guardian (Monday-Friday) 110
Guardian (Saturday) 5
Independent (Monday-Friday) 90
Independent (Saturday) 4
Independent(Sunday) 3
International Herald Tribune 5
Jewish Chronicle (Friday) 1
Farmers Weekly 7
Le Figaro (Monday-Friday) 5
Le Figaro (Saturday) 1
Le Monde (Monday-Friday) 10
Mail on Sunday 2
Morning Star (Monday-Saturday) 8
News of the World 2
Observer 3
Police Review (Friday) 4
Sun (Monday-Friday) 30
Sun (Saturday) 3
Sunday Express 2
Sunday Mirror 2
Sunday People 2
Sunday Telegraph 2
Sunday Times 3
Times (Monday-Friday) 173
Times (Saturday) 6
Wall Street Journal 5
Western Mail (Monday-Friday) 10
Western Morning News 10
1 Monday-Saturday
2 Three editions per day News Extra, Late Prices, Final

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