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Metrication

Volume 886: debated on Tuesday 11 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection how much has been spent by the Metrication Board on its recent advertisements announcing the introduction of metric measures for carpets and materials.

The allocation of advertising expenditure within its budget is a matter for the Metrication Board. However, the board tells me that the estimated cost of the recent advertisements in the national daily and Sunday newspapers, the trade Press and women's

Year
1968196919701971197219731974
Approved Schools9,4709,3669,3179,3289,210
Remand homes6021,5981,6491,6671,697
Local authority childrens's homes.25,10025,50026,20026,500Not known
Community homes36,90038,000
Secure accommodation116121137150153173179