§ Mr. Gardiner
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what fair trade criteria she sets when deciding upon what suppliers to use. 508W
§ Dr. Howells
The cost of producing the Department's 2002 annual report was as follows:
£ Cost Design, typesetting, pdfs, etc. 56,105 Print (buy back of copies from The Stationery Office) 24,774 Proofreading 570 Total 81,449
Design costs included the development of a new template which the Department plans to follow for the next two to three years.
1,400 copies of the final report were purchased at a discounted rate from The Stationery Office (TSO) for distribution to staff, the media and to key players within the Department's non-departmental public bodies and agencies.
TSO are responsible for the distribution of departmental annual reports and the number of reports printed and sold is a matter for them.