§ Ruth Kelly
Expenditure in 2002–03 on external survey research by Customs and Excise was £255,774. Inland Revenue spent £1.6 million on market research (this figure includes: quantitative surveys; qualitative research; media and advertising research; and business-to-business industrial research; public opinion surveys; and desk research). In respect of HM Treasury I refer the hon. Member to my answer of 28 April 2003,Official Report, column 168W.