§ Norman Lamb
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much producing his Department's latest Annual Report cost; how many copies were printed; how many copies of it were sold at its cover price; to whom copies of the report have been provided free of charge; and how many copies were provided free of charge. 
§ Mr. McCartney
The Department for Work and Pensions published its first Departmental Report in May 2002. The cost of production incurred by the Department was £94,940. The costs of printing and publishing are met by the publisher, The Stationery Office Limited, and do not fall to government.
2,450 copies of the report were produced of which 2,010 were for the Department's use. Distribution details are set out in the following table..260W
The production and sale of remaining copies of the report are matters for the publisher.
Distribution of the Department for Work and Pensions Departmental Report Recipients Number of copies distributed free of charge Social Security Advisory Committee 15 Work and Pensions Select Committee 16 Chair of the Treasury Select Committee 1 Opposition spokesmen 6 Departmental managers 1,745 Laying in the House and House Libraries 27 House of Lords 50 Vote Office 150 Total 2,010