HC Deb 12 February 2004 vol 417 c1550W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much his Department and its predecessors spent on branding the Department between 1997–98 and 2003–04, broken down by(a) consultancy fees, (b) design and orders for new stationery, (c) website design and (d) other material featuring new logos. [154077]

Mr. Hain

The Wales Office was created in 1999. We are not able to provide a breakdown of the old Welsh Office spending but between 1997–98 and 1998–99 a total of £5,346,000 was spent on advertising.

Between 1999–2000 and 2003–04, the Wales Office spent the following amounts:

  1. (a) Nothing on consultancy fees for branding
  2. (b) £17,964 on new designs for stationery.
  3. (c) £3,818 on website design.
  4. (d) £6,333 on other material featuring new logos.