§ Mr. Carmichael
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many copies of the leaflet, "What the Pre-Budget Report means for Scotland", have been produced; and what the costs of(a) producing and (b) distributing the document were. 
§ Mrs. McGuire
[holding answer 9 February 2004]HM Treasury produced 1,500 leaflets on the pre-Budget report for each of the 12 countries and regions of the UK at a total cost of £2,100.
The cost to the Scotland Office of distributing the Scotland leaflets, comprising staff (including on-costs), postage and materials costs, was approximately £150.