asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will give figures for Government expenditure on advertising in each of the last five years and his estimate for 1980–81.
The figures for Government expenditure on advertising in the last five financial years and the current year are as follows:
asked the Minister for the Civil Service how much was spent by central Government on newspaper advertising in the last year for which figures are readily available; and how much was paid for advertising in each major national newspaper in the same year.
In 1978–79, the sum spent by central Government on press advertising placed by the Central Office of Information was £12,260,000. The amount paid for advertising in the major national newspapers was as follows:
|Glasgow Daily Record||150,000|
|Glasgow Sunday Mail||24,000|
|News of the World||342,000|
|Telegraph Sunday Magazine||142,000|
|The Sunday Times||318,000|
|The Sunday Times Magazine||148,000|