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Information Services

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1947

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what sums of money per head of the population of the United Kingdom between the ages of 20 and 60 years were expended on information divisions of Government Departments in this country, including the Central Office of Information, in 1946; and how this sum compares with expenditure per head of the population between the ages of 20 and 60 years on similar Government publicity in 1938.

pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 29th April, 1947; Vol. 436, c. 1732], supplied the following information: The expenditure on Information Divisions of Government Departments in this country (including the Central Office of Information) per head of the population aged between 20 and 60 years was approximately 9.8d. in 1946 0.9d. in 1938.